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Title:Human trafficking and trauma in the digital era: the ongoing tragedy of the trade in refugees from Eritrea
Editors:Reisen, Mirjam vanISNI
Mawere, MunyaradziISNI
Year:2017
Pages:498
Language:English
City:Bamenda
Publisher:Langaa Research & Publishing CIG
ISBN:9956764876; 9789956764877
Geographic terms:Eritrea
Israel
Uganda
Subjects:human trafficking
organized crime
terrorism
information technology
Abstract:This book examines human trafficking and exploitation of Eritrean refugees. It argues that a deliberate policy of impoverishment and human rights abuses exists, and that individuals within Eritrea, and particularly within the ruling party, benefit from the smuggling and trafficking of Eritrean refugees. It also analyses the role of information communication technologies (ICTs) in these practices. Special sections are dedicated to trauma and healing, vulnerable groups like minors and women, the connections between human trafficking, terrorism and organ trafficking, and the question of accountability, international responses and the need for adequate policies. Contents: Introduction (Mirjam van Reisen). --Part I The ongoing human trafficking crisis. Human trafficking in the Sinai: mapping the routes and facilitators (Mirjam van Reisen, Meron Estefanos and Lena Reim); The exodus from Eritrea and who is benefiting (Mirjam van Reisen and Meron Estefanos); Human trafficking connecting to terrorism and organ trafficking: Libya and Egypt (Mirjam van Reisen and Meron Estefanos); Eritrean unaccompanied minors in human trafficking (Mirjam van Reisen and Taha Al-Qasim); The fragmentation of families: Eritrean women in exile in Uganda (Eyob Ghilazghy, Sacha Kuilman and Lena Reim). --Part II Severe trauma. The trauma of survivors of Sinai trafficking (Mirjam van Reisen, Selam Kidane and Lena Reim); Collective trauma from Sinai trafficking: a blow to the fabric of Eritrean society (Selam Kidane and Mirjam van Reisen). --Part III A crisis of accountability. Crimes against humanity: the commission of enquiry on Eritrea (Susan Höfner and Zara Tewolde-Berhan); The long arm of the Eritrean regime in the Netherlands (Klara Smits, DSP-group and Tilburg University); Atlantic Council: the Eritrean regime's US spin doctors (François Christophe); The policy agenda in Europe and Africa (Zara Tewolde-Berhan, Martin Plaut and Klara Smits); Prosecuting Sinai trafficking: an overview of options (Daniel Mekonnen and Wegi Sereke). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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