Are the lost children victims of trafficking?

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Cyprus in a memo by a related discussion on the recent discovery that 14 minor children from the Purnara Reception Center had disappeared at the House Human Rights Commission on May 16. The government office emphasized that: Immediately find unaccompanied children who are victims of trafficking or who are at increased risk due to vulnerable situations. “

The possibility that some of these disappeared children were victims of trafficking is also noted in a related memo by the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Despo Michaelidou, submitted to the Commission.

All services recommend the mobilization of relevant police departments to initiate investigations into possible networks aimed at exploiting these vulnerable groups.

Note that between 2019 and 2022, nine children disappeared from the Prunara Reception Center, five from other centers, two children in 2015 and one in 2016. please. Are the lost children victims of trafficking?

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