In recent years, Asian immigrants have become the target of youth gangs in France. In August 2016, a man was killed in the Paris suburb of Aubervilliers.
France has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss slave-trading in Libya. It follows reports of Africans being auctioned at markets to North African buyers.
Authorities in west and central Africa have rescued 500 victims of human trafficking in a series of raids. The operation was part of a German-funded initiative targeting organized crime.
In Latin America, the line between asylum seeker and refugee is fluid. State persecution of refugees rarely occurs, but the conflicts between rival gangs and drug cartels are growing. Pablo Kummetz reports.
A multi-armed "kraken" of family-linked crime gangs used young girls to commit robberies across Germany. Police say they have cut off one arm from the pan-European network.
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