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SILENT VICTIMS: IRAQI WOMEN TRAFFICKED FOR SEX,INTO COUNTRIES INCLUDING JORDAN – REPORT SAYS

A report released by the London-based non-governmental group Social Change for Education in the Middle East (SCEME) Wednesday hopes to change that.

Entitled Karamatuna, or Our Dignity, the study highlights the plight of girls as young as 10 or 12 who have been trafficked from post-war Iraq into countries including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia for sexual exploitation.

WANTED ‘NDRANGHETA CRIMINAL SEBASTIANO PELLE ARRESTED AFTER 16 YEARS

AGI) Reggio Calabria- Last night, 57-year-old fugitive Sebastiano Pelle, who had been wanted for 16 years, was arrested. He had been entered into the special program for wanted, highly dangerous criminals led by the Interior Ministry and executed by local law enforcement, under the coordination of DDA reggina. The arrest was made in the port area in Reggio Calabria. Mr Pelle was wanted on charges of mafia ties, international drug and weapons trafficking, and other crimes. .

ITALIAN ARTICLE HERE ON ‘LA REPUBBLICA’

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