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June 21, 2012 2:00 am

“Milestone” for Israel in Fight Against Human Trafficking

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Yaakov Neeman, Israel's Minister of Justice. Photo: www.quikma.net.

Times of Israel – Israel’s crackdown on human trafficking has improved over the past year and reached an all-time high, according to the US State Department’s 2012 Trafficking of Persons report published Wednesday.

The US State Department raised Israel’s rating to Tier 1, which demarcates a country that fully complies with the minimum standards in combating trafficking. The new ranking marked Israel’s gradual rise from a Tier 2 watch-list country in 2006, with “high or increasing numbers of trafficking victims” that didn’t meet international trafficking standards, to a fully compliant state on par with other Western countries.

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