Trafficking in Persons: Joint Hearing Before the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the Committtee on Armed Services Meeting Jointly with Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations Subcommittee of the Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, June 21, 2006   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the opening statement of Hon. John M. McHugh, a Representative from New York, Chairman, Military Personnel Subcommittee: "During this hearing today, I hope we can focus on, first, the implementation by the Department of Defense and the individual military services of the guidance that was given by then-Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz and Secretary Rumsfeld regarding trafficking in persons; second, the investigation and prosecution of crimes of human trafficking by the military services; third, the DOD response to human trafficking violations by contractors and subcontractors in Iraq; and, last, the coordination between the DOD and the State Department to ensure that we are doing everything we can to combat human trafficking." Documents submitted for the record include those of the following: Ms. Davis of California, Mrs. Drake, Mr. McHugh, Mr. Smith, Chicago Tribune, and Directors of Defense Agencies.

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S. Hrg. 109-244; Senate Hearing 109-244; Serial No. 109-244
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