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Caught between crime control and human rights?

Caught between crime control and human rights?

This video was recorded at 9th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology. The fall of the Berlin wall in November 1989 has not brought the "end of history" but the beginning of a new era of instability, uncertainty and conflict. One of the outputs of the opening of the borders in Europe has been the rapid increase of trafficking in human beings in the 1990s, coupled with the rise of research on the phenomenon of human trafficking. Despite all research done it remains very difficult to get a good grip on the phenomenon. Albrecht, using a variety of sources, mentions estimates of between 200,000–500,000 women who are trafficked to Western Europe for the purpose of prostitution on an annual basis, many of them coming from the former socialist countries of Central and Eastern... Show More


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