Human Trafficking Cases in Saudi Arabia in 2012

According to a report published by the Ministry of Justice, criminal justice programs in Saudi Arabia investigated 72 cases of human trafficking in the country in 2012. The human trafficking cases represented 0.11 percent of all criminal cases investigated in Saudi Arabia.

48 of the trafficking cases occurred in the capital Riyadh, where 35 cases involved Saudis and 13 cases were foreigners.

Source:  Abdul Hamid Al-Ansari, “72 human trafficking cases booked in 2012,” Arab News, August 30, 2013.