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Eritrea: Von der Befreiung zur Unterdruckung

Eritrea: Von der Befreiung zur Unterdrückung
Editors: Katja Buck, Mirjam van Reisen
Publisher: EMW - Evangelisches Missionswerk in Deutschland

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Decentralised Rural Energy to Meet Energy Needs of Rural Communities and Farmers: Simple, Accessible, Affordable and Sustainable
Editor: Mirjam van Reisen
Publisher: Hivos

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Women's Leadership in Peace Building
Conflict, Community and Care
Editor: Mirjam van Reisen
Publisher: Africa World Press

The Human Trafficking Cycle: Sinai and Beyond
Authors: Mirjam van Reisen, Meron Estefanos & Conny Rijken
Publisher: Wolf legal publishers
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Launch at the European Parliament

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The report "The Human Trafficking Cycle:Sinai and Beyond was presented to Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissionere for Home Affairs, at a hearing in the European Parliament today. The hearing was hosted by Olle Schmidt MEP. The report is based on the graphic testimonies of refugees from the Horn of Africa, the vast majority being Eritrean, who have been through the torture camps of Sinai.   It is estimated that between 25,000 and 30,000 refugees have been held as hostages in Sinai, of whom many have died or dissappeared. That total value of the entire Sinai Trafficking cycle is calculated to be of the order of 600 million USD. The Human Trafficking Cycle: Sinai and Beyond shows that for the survivors of Sinai the challenges do not end when they are released, but continue as most remain trapped in situations of insecurity and without the support they need to recover from the physical and psychological trauma of their experiences.  Simultaneous launches of the report have been taking place in Lampedusa, Tel Aviv, Cairo and London.  A draft version of the report is now available: The Human Trafficking Cycle: Sinai and Beyond You can also find: Executive Summary The Human Trafficking Cycle Statement Press Release About the Authors