Reporters Uncensored (RUTV) : Behind the Global Web series
— Zach Schubert
While the world was watching the election battle in Iran, unspeakable things were happening behind many doors in towns and cities across the country. The election got out attention and Iran’s impassioned citizens kept it. Now secrets are starting to seep out from an overflowing cesspool of vile where miscreants thrive.
As part of our continuing focus on Iran, this week RUTV will explore the sexual trafficking of girls. In a recent report by the U.S. State Department, Iran was listed among the dozen countries with the poorest record of human trafficking. In recent years, child prostitution has risen 635 percent in the country, and dozens of Iranian girls are brought to Arab countries, Pakistan and Bangladesh to be sold as sex slaves every day. Most of these girls are raped within 24 hours of their departure, according to government officials.
In Tehran, there are an estimated 84,000 women and girls in prostitution, many of them are on the Streets, others are in the 250 brothels that reportedly operate in the City. Thousands more are trafficked abroad, landing as far away as France, Germany and the United Kingdom….