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Trafficking in Human Beings Amounting to Torture and other Forms of Ill-treatment

Trafficking in Human Beings Amounting to Torture and other Forms of Ill-treatment

OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, June 2013, 126 pages

This paper shows the practice of torture as a method used by traffickers to subjugate, control and exploit victims of trafficking in all its forms. Most cases presented here are cases of sexual and labour exploitation including domestic servitude, and show the common patterns of interpersonal violence amounting to torture.