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DocArchive: Assignment: Trafficked from Uganda to Iraq

April 21st, 2011

Episode 59 of 1486 episodes

Anna Cavell tells the extraordinary story of a rescue of a group of Ugandan women who were trafficked into Iraq. They were told they would get decent jobs but instead found themselves working as slaves and subject to violence and even rape. They were saved by an unlikely pair of heroes – a Ugandan security guard and an American military officer.

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