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Egypt, Sudan: Kidnap and trafficking of refugees and asylum-seekers must be stopped

Headline Title:  Kidnap and trafficking of Eritrean refugees must be stopped 03 April 2013 Egypt and Sudan must make urgent and concerted efforts to stop asylum-seekers and refugees being kidnapped from camps in Sudan, forcibly transported to Egypt, and being severely abused in the Sinai desert, Amnesty International said in a new briefing. For over two years, refugees and asylum-seekers have been kidnapped from in and around the Shagarab refugee camps in eastern Sudan, near the Eritrean border. The vast majority of victims are Eritrean. They are then trafficked to Egypt’s Sinai desert,…

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