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19 Tawi-Tawi women saved from traffickers — Binay 05/26/2012

Saturday, May 26, 2012

19 Tawi-Tawi women saved from traffickers — Binay

05/26/2012
Authorities have rescued a total of 19 women, including two minors, from being trafficked outside the country in four separate rescue operations in Bongao town in Tawi-Tawi, Vice President Binay said Friday.

Binay, who sits as the chairman emeritus of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), lauded the successful rescues and said the latest string of operations showed “the government’s commitment to curb human trafficking in the country.”

He related that “yesterday’s rescue saved two minors from the Zamboanga Peninsula, aged 16 and 17 years old, while the operations on May 23 led to the rescue of eight women and the arrest of one suspect..... MORE
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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20120526nat3.html

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