Dubai: a Mecca for sex traffickingApril 3, 2015
Watch this video to understand some of the basics about prostitution and human trafficking in the United Arab Emirates:
Money Jihad has previously noted that there are connections between jihadist groups and human trafficking syndicates. A study by West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center found that “Individuals [within the global illicit marketplace] involved in other illicit activities link to terrorists 35 percent of the time.” Although the video excerpt tends to focus on the women and their experiences, there are powerful networks operating behind them to coerce them into the sex business and skim millions of dollars off the top. Rest assured that the profits from the sex business aren’t being used to build schools and hospitals.