Human smuggling at the UAE-Saudi Arabia border

in Transnational Crime

According to Custom Officials from the United Arab Emirates, between 5 to 10 people are caught attempting to be smuggled into Saudi Arabia every day. The human smugglers often attempt to stow away in trucks as the vehicles enter Saudi Arabia.

Source:  Marie-Louise Olson, “People smuggling at Saudi border,” National, April 7, 2012.

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