Mexico: 20 Exploited Minors Rescued in Ciudad Juárez

The Mexican Federal Police conducted Operation Alba on July 22, resulting in the capture of 1030 people presumed to be involved in human trafficking, HispanTV reports. According to a report by the Department of Public Safety, the nine-hour operation resulted in the rescue of 20 female minors after searching several establishments in the center of Ciudad Juárez. Operation Alba was carried out as part of Amber Alert, a program whose goal is to find missing children. Mexico is second, behind Thailand, for human trafficking of minors, with annual trade between 16 and 20 thousand children. Read Article

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