Through unprecedented access to over 100 court files and sentences, and interviews with police and security personnel in both origin and destination countries, this book provides the most comprehensive exploration to date of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Eastern Europe and Russia.
Johan Leman is Emeritus Professor in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Faculty of Social Sciences at KU Leuven, Belgium. Stef Janssens is an analyst of human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants. He has acted as an advisor to Belgian parliamentary commissions on organized crime and trafficking and to the US Embassy in Belgium. He is currently an associate member of the Leuven Institute of Criminology, KU Leuven, Belgium.