114 human trafficking criminal case recorded in Azerbaijan in 2018
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  • 12:12 29 April 2019

114 human trafficking criminal case recorded in Azerbaijan in 2018

After the operational investigation actions 114 human trafficking cases were recorded in Azerbaijan in 2018. It stated in the 2018 report of the National Coordinator for Combating in Human Beings, ONA reports.

It is stated in the document that among 98 human trafficking victims (82 female, 16 male, all are the citizens of Azerbaijan) 71 were brought to the Republic of Turkey, 20 to the Russian Federation, 3 to the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2 to Untied Arab Emirates, 1 to Malaysia and 1 victims was exploited in Azerbaijan.  

27 criminal investigations regarding human trafficking and exploitation have been completed and 34 defendants (29 women and 5 men) have been prosecuted and 23 convictions issued.

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