Trafficking rings were already notoriously active in Ukraine and neighbouring countries in peace time. "For predators and human traffickers, the war in Ukraine is not a tragedy," UN Secretary General António Guterres warned on Twitter. "It's an opportunity - and women and children are the targets."
It's been five months since Sudan’s military staged a coup ending a power sharing agreement with civilian leaders. Every week since then, pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets to challenge the junta’s authority. More than 80 people have been killed as security forces crack down on protests.