News: UKRAINIAN POLICE ARREST SEX TRADE GANG

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Subject: News: UKRAINIAN POLICE ARREST SEX TRADE GANG
From: A. Jordan (annj@hrlawgroup.org)
Date: Wed Jul 21 1999 - 10:55:58 EDT


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>RFE/RL NEWSLINE Vol 3, No. 54, Part II, 18 March 1999
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>UKRAINIAN POLICE ARREST SEX TRADE GANG. Police in the port
>of Sevastopol, Crimea, have arrested two men and a woman
>suspected of selling some 200 females aged 13 to 25 years to
>individuals engaged in illegal sex business abroad, UNIAN
>reported on 17 March. The three allegedly received $2,000
>for each woman sent to night clubs in Turkey, Greece, or
>Cyprus, where the women were subsequently forced to become
>prostitutes. The International Organization for Migration
>estimated last year that more than 1 million Ukrainian women
>seeking work abroad are in danger of becoming ensnared in
>the illegal sex business. JM
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