Human Rights: Over 600 cases of human trafficking were registered within two years
The Human Rights Commission has warned of the seriousness of the phenomenon of human trafficking and its threat to social security in Iraq.
Commission member Fadel Al-Gharawi said in a press statement: "The crime of human trafficking has started threatening social and human security in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] calls for excessive concern, especially with the diversification of this crime by sexual exploitation, forced labor, sale of children, begging and sale of human organs."
He added: “More than 600 cases related to human trafficking crimes were registered in (2018-2019) according to the Human Trafficking Law No. (28) for the year (2012).
” Gharawi explained that, “despite the existence of a law to combat human trafficking and the formation of a committee Alia is particularly concerned with this, but this did not limit the spread of this phenomenon and considered it a crime that threatens Iraqi society. It should be combated by the government and its security institutions, chasing organized crime gangs, and strengthening cooperation with other countries in this regard.
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