Sharp Uptick in Number of Trafficked Women Denied Entry to Israel

288 women denied entry so far in 2018 on suspicion they planned to work in prostitution, reflecting increase in trafficking after visa requirements eased

In the first eight months of this year, 288 women on tourist visas were denied entry into Israel on suspicion that their real aim was to engage in prostitution. This marks an 87 percent spike over last year.../p>

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