64 People rescued from Sex Trafficking in Mali

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At least 64 people were rescued from sex trafficking following an operation by International Police operatives in Mali, the raids were carried out at known trafficking and smuggling hotspots in the country and some of the rescued victims were mostly females.

“The victims – mostly women and girls – were rescued from sexual exploitation forced labour in the mining sector, as well as forced begging.”

“Tagged ‘Operation Horonya’ (‘freedom’ in Bambara language), the activities took place from October 3 to 11 “to support the Malian authorities to identify and dismantle the criminal groups operating in the country and more widely across the region,” Interpol noted.

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