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Eritrea Participated at a Regional Meeting on Human Trafficking and Smuggling

The US state department’s 2012 report on human trafficking identifies Sudan as a "source, transit and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking".
The US state department’s 2012 report on human trafficking identifies Sudan as a “source, transit and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking”.

By Eritrean Permanent Mission to AU and UNECA,

AN ERITREAN delegation led by the Head of the Office of National Security, Brigadier General Abraha Kassa, participated in the Preparatory Meeting for the Regional Conference on Human Trafficking and Smuggling in the Horn of Africa, held from 21-22 May 2014 in Khartoum, Sudan.

The meeting was organized by the African Union Commission in cooperation with IOM and UNHCR. It was attended by the representatives of Eritrea, Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia as well as some partner states.  Continue reading Eritrea Participated at a Regional Meeting on Human Trafficking and Smuggling

Sudan: Parliament Discuss Draft Bill on Death Penalty for Human Traffickers

Sudanese MPs, besides urging regional coordination, called for ratification of the Trafficking Combating Act in order to curb crimes committed by human traffickers in the country

By Sudan Tribune,

The Sudanese parliament has discussed on Wednesday the draft law on combating human trafficking and called for carrying out deterrent penalties including capital punishment and life imprisonment against those involved in those crimes.

The new bill demanded the state to secure 16 rights for the victim even if the crime was committed with his consent. Continue reading Sudan: Parliament Discuss Draft Bill on Death Penalty for Human Traffickers