Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Desert Nights: Trafficking of Women & Children from Armenia

Ara Manoogian over at Martuni or Bust reports on the press conference that he and investigative journalist, Edik Baghdasarian, held to mark Yerkir Media TV’s showing of their documentary, Desert Nights. The film represents over a year’s work looking into the trafficking of women and children from Armenia to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and implicates the government in failing to curb the problem and in some cases, actually being part of it.

Anyway, all the updates on this unprecedented investigation can be found on Ara’s blog. There’s also an interview I held with Ara on this investigation here.

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