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India: human traffickers exploit teen victims of anti-Christian violence

August 11, 2010

Teenage girls whose families were driven from their homes in India’s Orissa state by the anti-Christian violence of 2008 have been lured into New Delhi and sold as servants or pressured toward prostitution, the AsiaNews service reports. Human-rights workers secured the release of one such girl, but police declined to pursue charges against those who exploited them, according to the AsiaNews report.

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