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Police rescue over 14,000 kidnapped children, women in crackdown on human trafficking

07-20-2010 09:22 BJT

BEIJING, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese police had rescued 14,717 kidnapped children and women this year as of June 28 amid a special year-long campaign against human trafficking.

Police arrested 17,528 suspects for human trafficking crimes, including 19 of the 20 most-wanted suspects, a statement released by the Ministry of Public Security Monday said.

The ministry urged the promotion of the use of DNA comparison to connect the rescued and adopted children with parents whose children have gone missing.

The ministry also said it would urge the public to report any suspected human trafficking activity, while continuing to publicize its most-wanted list for the capture of suspects.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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