Albania Mission Against
Human Trafficking

MARY WARD LORETO is planting hope with a human rights approach to combating modern day slavery. This challenging mission is implemented through works of justice, education, grass roots action and systemic change. The aim is to eradicate poverty, the prime cause for human trafficking.

On December 11th 2015 Members from the URAT Network attended a visit at the National centre of Asylum seekers in Babrru, Tirana. In the center are 130 foreign nationals accommodated in the reception center for asylum seekers which has a maximum capacity of 170 persons. The asylum seekers who are at the moment in the centre are from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Congo, Bosnia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Armenia and Kosovo. There are refugees that have escaped from their countries of origin even for political and religious reasons so the cameras exposure of asylum seekers has been almost impossible. For more information please read the report…