Human Trafficking vs. Human Smuggling

The terms "human trafficking" and "human smuggling" are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing.


In the following video, Robin Pike differentiates the two terms.

(Video runtime 01:26)

The U.N. Protocol against Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air defines human smuggling as the "facilitation, transportation, or procurement of the illegal entry of a person or persons across an international border."

Human Smuggling vs Human Trafficking

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