Human Trafficking Cases Investigated in Cambodia in 2013

in Transnational Crime

The Ministry of Interior in Cambodia reported that security services in the country investigated 93 cases of human trafficking in 2013. The number of human trafficking cases declined from 135 in 2012.

256 people were rescued from human trafficking activities, and 116 traffickers were prosecuted by the court system. In comparison, 523 victims were rescued and 168 people were prosecuted in 2012.

(More human trafficking statistics.)

Source:  Sen David, “Trafficking fight goes on: gov’t,” Phnom Penh Post, February 20, 2014.

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