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Type of document: News
Topic: Actions/initiatives/projects
Evaluation
Policy and Planning
Trafficking patterns
Geographic descriptors: Kenya, United States of America
Language: English
Date of publication: 29 August 2004
Long Abstract: That the story of Archbishop Gilbert Deya's miracle "miracle babies" broke just two months after the US State Department fingered Kenya as a country deeply involved in the human traffic trade made many sit up and take notice. The Americans are threatening to impose heavy trade sanctions on Kenya if no steps are taken to prevent human trafficking. Such sanctions would affect all businesses involved in the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) scheme and could lead to even tougher times for Kenya's already cash-strapped economy. While the Kenya police are treating the whole "miracle babies" affair with suspicion and caution, they are not yet convinced as are some NGOs that it is a human trafficking incident. However, they continue to hold a total of 21 children as they investigate the operations of the UK-based evangelist
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