31 May 2010

Abu Dhabi Police: a comprehensive security strategy

 to address the General Command of Abu Dhabi Police and the guidance of HH Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, the crimes of human trafficking in all its forms, levels, and seeking to build a strategy comprehensive security for the prevention of this crime and punish the perpetrators.

The Borshid yesterday on the sidelines of a seminar organized by the Department of inquiries and criminal investigations at Abu Dhabi Police on the dangers of trafficking in human beings 5-day, with the participation of representatives of the Ministries of Interior, Labour and on behalf of Abu Dhabi and the National Committee of trafficking in human beings and the Police College, said that addressing the problem of trafficking in human beings is a national responsibility, one of the most critical issues of interest global, regional and local levels because of their effects and serious consequences for the community.

The Borshid that the Department investigation into the Abu Dhabi Police and the basis of their national responsibility and security in the protection of society from the dangers of such social crimes, working with relevant agencies to build strategic partnerships to prevent these crimes and bring perpetrators to justice, pointing out that the establishment of this seminar sponsored by Major General Mohammed bin Al-Awadi Menhali General Manager Human Resources General Manager of Operations Police Acting aims to increase awareness of the problem of trafficking in human beings, and broaden the base of information and statistical data of this phenomenon and increase the volume of technical assistance in this area and building partnerships to address, in coordination with the relevant local and international to meet the offender to this problem.

The report, Dr. Khalid Saeed Naqbi lecturer at the Police College during the symposium, that the crimes of trafficking in human beings a form of modern-day slavery, where it is estimated that about 1-2 million people are trafficked worldwide, including 150 thousand from South Asia and 250 thousand South-East Asia.

The platinum sponsor of human trafficking violations of human rights, where the victims suffer from ill-treatment in physical, mental and social stigma because of isolation and family disintegration. And highlighted the United Nations Protocol to Prevent Trafficking in Human Beings and the Federal Law No. 3 of 1987 and the Federal Law No. 51 of 2006 and Federal Law No. 39 of 2006 concerning international cooperation in criminal matters and other penal laws that punish trafficking in human beings, calling on everyone to cooperate with Abu Dhabi Police to address these crimes punishable by law in some cases, life imprisonment or the death penalty in the event of death of the victim.

The first law on the Arab level

The Federal Law No. 51 of 2006 on combating trafficking in human beings is the first of its kind in the Arab world, has issued this law consistent with federal laws in force concerning the entry and residence of foreigners and regulation of labor relations and organization of participation in the sport of camel racing and Criminal Procedure and Penal Code. The Law on Human Trafficking on the maximum penalties, including life imprisonment, and covers all forms of trafficking in human beings, there is not only slavery, disguised, but expanded to include sexual exploitation, child labor and trafficking in human organs.

The law imposes life imprisonment if the act was committed by way of fraud, or if accompanied by the use of force or threat of death or serious harm or acts of torture, physical or psychological.

The Act consists of 16 articles on the application of severe sanctions against those who committed the crime of human trafficking, and prison sentences ranging between one year and life imprisonment, and fines ranging between 100 thousand dirhams and one million dirhams