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Human trafficking on in rise how unemployment bites

LAHORE:

Inspired by Double Crisis of rising inflation and unemployment, a large number of Pakistanis cross borders through illegal channels, often becoming the victims of a thriving racket. of smugglers taking advantage of their poverty.

For many people fleeing poverty, crossing borders requires them to pay huge sums and even their lives, with transnational smugglers force them to pay more than 500,000 rubles.

Trekking through mountainous terrain and no man’s land to avoid arrests, most of these young men endure the grueling journey to the “promised land” of Europe, clinging for economic lifeline as jobs dry up up in their country. But their failed journey often ending in more misery when the gangs hide in darkness for potential victims.

While many are captured at the borders of Iran and Turkey – which have become transit countries for illegal migrants – and deported to Pakistan, others walk himself death after the authorities in Greece use disproportionate force push them back towards Turkey.

Greek security forces on borders with Turkey also using dangerous green lasers to keep migrants and refugees from crossing the border. After being detected by radar, many refugees thrown panic and lose your life in their futile attempts escape.

“Poverty feeds greedy smugglers”

Smugglers take advantage of desperate people ready to take a chance in Search of a better life when they can’t access legal channels of migration. With many families almost starving, the greedy smugglers are salivating. over in misery feed them dark business.

Sources dedicated to the raging muddy business of Human trafficking told The Express Tribune that many greedy agents in Many innocent people are sent to areas of Punjab such as Wazirabad, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Lala Musa and Jhelum. people, who don’t know of danger of routes to Europe countries via Iran and Turkey.

A lot of of these smugglers work in collusion with networks based in Turkey and Iran.

As if that wasn’t enough, many of these young broken and desperate, fall into the hands of gangs in Istanbul who take advantage of undocumented status of migrants and kidnap them for ransom.

Already impoverished, many of these broken families don’t have option but pay a hefty amount to send their sons abroad through these illegal channels to raise them out of thicket of poverty.

As for those who caught at the Turkish border and sent back, face in music back home on hands of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

In this regard, representatives of the FIA ​​stated that measures are being taken. against those who send them illegally abroad countries and they also Existence punished courts.

“People have lost family savings, naively falling for dreams sold by agents” – FIA official lamented, adding that instead of going abroad countries via illegal means people should to study skills for better and bright future.

Grade real the size of this is crime is a complex issue due to its underground nature and difficulty of identify cases where smugglers facilitate illegal migration. But sources said the trend is growing of late as unemployment and poverty triggered worsening economic problems on many households.

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Derrick Santistevan
Derrick Santistevan
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