07ASTANA2686, KAZAKHSTAN: URALSK COURT CONVICTS TWO WOMEN FOR TRAFFICKING

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Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin
07ASTANA2686 2007-09-26 04:34 2011-08-30 01:44 UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Embassy Astana

VZCZCXRO8128
PP RUEHAST RUEHBI RUEHCI RUEHDBU RUEHLH RUEHPW
DE RUEHTA #2686 2690434
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 260434Z SEP 07 ZDK CITING RUEHSD #0172 2690923
FM AMEMBASSY ASTANA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0801
INFO RUCNCLS/SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIA COLLECTIVE
RUEAWJA/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHDC
RUEHAST/USOFFICE ALMATY
RUEHNT/AMEMBASSY TASHKENK

UNCLAS ASTANA 002686 
 
SIPDIS 
 
STATE FOR INL/AAE (ALTON), G/TIP (FARAJ), SCA/CEN (O'MARA), SCA/RA 
(PFLEIDERER), TASHKENT FOR ALLEN 
 
SENSITIVE 
 
SIPDIS 
 
C O R R E C T E D  C O P Y  added addressee tashkenk 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: SNAR KCRM KCOR PREL PGOV KZ UZ
SUBJECT: KAZAKHSTAN: URALSK COURT CONVICTS TWO WOMEN FOR TRAFFICKING 
IN MINORS 
 
1. (U) Summary: On September 19, the district court in the western 
Kazakhstani city of Uralsk convicted and sentenced two women for 
trafficking in minors.  End summary. 
 
2. (U) In December 2006 the oblast-level Department of Interior 
received information about two schoolgirls aged 15 and 16 who 
disappeared from Volodarovka and Rubezhka villages in the Zelenovsky 
region.  According to investigators, both girls were from poor 
families and were trafficked to Atyrau for sexual exploitation.  The 
main defendant was a 23-year old unemployed woman who worked in 
collusion with her female friend to lure the girls into prostitution 
in Atyrau. 
 
3. (SBU) Interfax Kazakhstan reported on September 21 that both 
women were convicted of kidnapping, illegal deprivation of freedom, 
and recruiting into prostitution, and received prison sentences of 7 
years each.  The Criminal Police Department in the Ministry of 
Interior confirmed the substance of the story as reported by 
Interfax. 
 
ORDWAY

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