Human Trafficking Victims Repatriated
Category: Kuwait Local News

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration has returned to their home countries two people who were victims of human trafficking.

The two victims — an African and an Asian – who were hired for a specific job discovered they had been cheated and sought assistance from their respective embassies. A knowledgeable source said the two men were handed over to the shelter for expatriate workers run by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and investigations revealed they were victims of human trafficking and had reportedly paid huge sums of money to get the job to agents in their home countries.

In this context, the Deputy Director-General of PAM Abdullah Al-Mutawtah said the voluntary repatriation process included a risk assessment before the return of the two victims which included medical tests to ensure their ability to travel, provided return tickets, with assistance throughout the trip line, and the allocation of $1,500 each to start a small project, or help them complete education via contingency fund of the International Organization for Migration.


22 Feb, 2016 0 768
Posted Comments
Kuwait Local News
Kuwait Local News
Crime News New Rules Entertainment