The US State Department issued its annual report on human trafficking on Monday, July 26, once again blacklisting the Iranian regime for its notorious activities in this regard.
The regimes of Syria, North Korea and Russia are seen alongside the Iranian regime in this human trafficking blacklist.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said the objective of this report is to have global coordination on how to fight against human trafficking.
The United Nations estimates an annual $150bn in human trafficking taking place across the globe each year.
The US State Department issues a number of important annual reports on terrorism, human rights, the status of religious minorities and human trafficking. Iran is on all these blacklists.