Trafficking in Human Beings [chapter]

Monika Smit, Peter Laan
2014 Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice  
Bureau NRM The Hague 2005 The universal notion of protecting human dignity, which is at stake in case of THB, is underlined by the words 'Mensenhandel is verboden' (trafficking in human beings is prohibited) on the front cover of this report. These words are taken from the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union which is part of the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe. Following the example of the Dutch artist Henk Visch, who organised in 2003 an exposition under the title
more » ... 'Mensenhandel is verboden', the words are put in handwriting to stress the importance of their notion in daily practice.
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