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Hundreds of Pakistani girls trafficked by Chinese men as brides

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    Hundreds of Pakistani girls trafficked by Chinese men as brides
    AP
    Filed on May 7, 2019

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    Hundreds of women and girls from Pakistan's Christian community have been trafficked to China as brides in recent months as their country becomes a new marriage market for Chinese men.

    Chinese and Pakistani brokers are aggressively seeking out girls, sometimes even cruising outside churches to ask for potential brides, and some pastors get payments to lure impoverished parents with promises of wealth in exchange for their daughters.

    Parents receive several thousand dollars and are told that their new sons-in-law are wealthy Christian converts.

    The grooms turn out to be neither.

    Once in China, the girls - most often married against their will - can find themselves isolated in remote rural regions, vulnerable to abuse, unable to communicate and reliant on a translation app even for a glass of water.
     
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    "western propaganda" ?

    OTOH who better to understand this problem than a PM who has married 3 times :P
     
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    edit: There may be truth to this story after all. The perpetrators must be punished for their unforgivable crimes. Apologies to our Pakistan comrades. We will make things right.
     
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    Pakistan busts prostitution ring that sent young women to China
    Mubasher Bukhari

    LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages, officials said on Monday.

    Those arrested included eight Chinese nationals and four Pakistanis, said Jameel Ahmad, a top official at Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), which deals with human trafficking.

    “We busted the gang after the FIA received information about increasing smuggling of Pakistani woman to China where they are thrown into prostitution,” Ahmad told Reuters.

    He said several gangs were believed to be operating, mainly targeting members of Pakistan’s Christian minority.


    The arrests came a week after Human Rights Watch said Pakistan should be alarmed by recent reports of trafficking of women and girls to China. It said the allegations were disturbingly similar to the pattern of trafficking of “brides” to China from at least five other Asian countries.

    The Chinese embassy in Islamabad has also raised the alarm over illegal, cross-border matchmaking services that are often a front for human trafficking. Last month the embassy said China was cooperating with Pakistani law enforcement agencies to crack down on illegal matchmaking. It denied reports that the women were being trafficked for the sale of their organs as “misleading and groundless”.

    Ahmad said a police raid he led on a wedding ceremony last week the eastern city of Faisalabad was a major breakthrough in the investigation.


    He said a man and a woman from China and a fake priest were arrested at the ceremony where a Christian girl was to be married.

    “The gang members confessed that they have sent at least 36 Pakistani girls to China where they are being used for prostitution,” he said. The majority were Christians from different districts in eastern Punjab province, he said.
     
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    This one is true pakistani law enforment caught the people who were invovled in it. Pakistaniz need to keep very tight eye on chinese people in pakistan. but most of the pakistnaiz who are supposed to be keeping a tight eye on the foreigners especially chinese are corrupt to their core!.

    if pakistaniz don't keep good law an order and good governance chinese will eat pakistan. i know them i lived in china for 7 years. the good chinese are the best people on earth but there are majority who are bad and there is no greater evil than them i assure you that. they have no morals.
     
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    I agree with you about the Lack of Values and morals in the average chinese. I am aware its a disturbing statement to make, but whatever I have seen and heard, makes me believe this.

    The average pakistani OTOH is pretty innocent, Naive and has good will.

    China will eat you alive. I have zero doubt about that.
     
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    It's not a question of Chinese , Pakistanis etc but of criminal elements who are only affiliated to crime and not country, religion or caste.
     
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    Every country had criminal traffic women for prostitution. In the US a celebrity TV actress sex traffic for the cult she was a member of
     
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    But chinese are "honored guests" in pakistan, are they not ?

    What happens when they act without honor ?

    True, but to take it to another country is a whole new level.
     
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    Criminal have no boundaries when they commit crime.
     
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    A rarity doesn't mean no occurance.
     
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    He is just being protective of China as he always does here.
     
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    Even there are many case of Indian sex traficiking, no nation immune by this kind of crime.