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75,000 Ugandans living in UAE are trafficked: DCIC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control-DCIC has revealed that 75,000 out of over 100,000 Ugandans living in the United Arab Emirates-UAE were trafficked. Simon Peter Mundeyi, the spokesperson Ministry of Internal Affairs said these Ugandans have been trafficked over the years by money minded …

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Mexico to file new lawsuit against lax U.S. gun laws

Mexico city, Mexico | Xinhua | Mexico’s government plans to file a new civil lawsuit in the United States alleging U.S. arms manufacturers are arming drug cartels and other criminal groups through proxies and fronts, said Mexican Foreign Affairs Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Wednesday. “We are going to show that they …

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Bukwo LC5 chairperson wanted for defilement, trafficking

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bukwo LCV chairperson Julius Moses Chelimo is wanted by the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID for alleged defilement and trafficking, police spokesperson Fred Enanga has revealed. “We are hunting for the chairman LC5 Bukwo district. He has a lot of power and influence in the district …

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 Security agencies trace Ugandan woman sold to Iraqi man for marriage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies have successfully traced the Ugandan woman from Kawempe who was allegedly sold off for marriage in the Iraqi capital of Baghdadi. Officials from the Internal Affairs Ministry started tracing for the woman only identified by her pseudo name Shifah, at the beginning of July …

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MPs ask gov’t to protect domestic workers abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Gender, Labour and Social Development, has urged government to expeditiously put systems in place to monitor Ugandans who labour in foreign countries as domestic workers. This follows rampant cases of torture and death of Ugandan domestic workers abroad. MPs said government needed to …

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TIP: We can all help stop trafficking in persons

  COMMENT | Samson Tinka |  Human trafficking is the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labor, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others. This may encompass providing a spouse in the context of forced marriage, or the extraction of organs or tissues, including for surrogacy and ova removal. Human trafficking can occur within a country or trans-nationally. Human trafficking …

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