Villahermosa, Mexico: Tzotzil Boy Presumed Trafficking Victim

Posted on July 28, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Human Smuggling, Mexico, Police/Military Activity

On July 28, 2013 Noroeste Noticias reported the case of a Tzotzil boy recently found in Tabasco, Mexico. While it was initially believed that the boy was an orphan, the Human Rights Commission of Tabasco is now investigating the situation as a possible human trafficking and child exploitation case. The Commission is also initiating a preliminary investigation into possible abuse of authority by municipal inspectors initially involved in the case. Meanwhile, the victim is under the care of a child rescue center, accompanied by his aunt and a Tzotzil translator. Read Article

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