Human Trafficking Cases in Dubai in 2011

The number of human trafficking cases handled by police in Dubai dropped by nearly 50 percent in 2011.

Authorities investigated 16 human trafficking cases that involved 48 suspected traffickers and 32 female victims in 2011.

In 2010, there were 35 cases of human trafficking investigated, with 109 suspected defendants and 76 female victims.

Source: “Human trafficking cases down in Dubai,” Emirates 24/7, January 2, 2012.