August 30, 2021 (Nyala) Sudanese Minister of Justice, Dr. Nasr El-Din Abdel Bari, has announced that Sudan is committed to address crimes of human trafficking and the crimes of exploitation of man by man, saying that there is no human being less humane than another.
Sudan launched Monday, a national plan to fight human trafficking . The plan aims to reduce the number of people exposed to human trafficking, raise public awareness and increase interest in the issue of human trafficking, in addition to protecting, caring and supporting victims of human trafficking.
Minister of Justice said “We, as states, have to provide equal protection for human beings , focus on legal measures, and intensify cooperation between the agencies that administer justice”.
Abdel Bari stated that Sudan managed during the past year to get out of the second lowest level list, to the second highest level of human trafficking.
EU Ambassador to Sudan , Robert Van Doon, affirmed that Sudan has made efforts and made achievements in the field of fighting human trafficking by investigating and prosecuting human traffickers and protecting the victims.
“The goal of the program is to empower national institutions to facilitate safe and legal migration and fight illegal migration, given that Sudan is a transit country by virtue of its geographical location, so it will get support from the European Union in this regard”. Robert concluded,