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May 19, 2000
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Israel does not protect the rights of women who are brought from the former Soviet Union to work in the Jewish state as sex slaves, according to Amnesty International. The London-based human rights group said in a report issued Thursday that hundreds of women a year are kidnapped or lured into Israel’s sex industry, where they are bought and sold, imprisoned, deprived of their travel documents, raped and tortured.

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