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Mass graves found again on Malaysia-Thailand border

Malaysian authorities have found mass graves containing the remains of more than 20 people believed to be human trafficking victims near the border with Thailand, police said.

Rocky road to normalcy for trafficking victims

Duong was 18 and looking forward to seeing a new place and meeting new people when she set out with her aunt Mai and Mai’s boyfriend Lap to see his parents in Vinh Phuc Province. For a Dao minority girl from the rural district of Yen Binh in Yen Bai Province, it was like traveling into another country, and she was excited.

Buckling under international pressure, Thailand cracks down on human trafficking

On their way out of Thailand, several workers boarded fishery trawlers to go offshore for fishing in the Indonesian sea, but they returned as trafficked entities. The workers were rescued by Thai authorities and brought home on a Royal Thai Air Force C-130 aircraft.

August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015

Mass graves found again on Malaysia-Thailand border

Malaysian authorities have found mass graves containing the remains of more than 20 people believed to be human trafficking victims near the border with Thailand, police said.

June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015

Rocky road to normalcy for trafficking victims

Duong was 18 and looking forward to seeing a new place and meeting new people when she set out with her aunt Mai and Mai’s boyfriend Lap to see his parents in Vinh Phuc Province. For a Dao minority girl from the rural district of Yen Binh in Yen Bai Province, it was like traveling into another country, and she was excited.

June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015

Buckling under international pressure, Thailand cracks down on human trafficking

On their way out of Thailand, several workers boarded fishery trawlers to go offshore for fishing in the Indonesian sea, but they returned as trafficked entities. The workers were rescued by Thai authorities and brought home on a Royal Thai Air Force C-130 aircraft.

June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015

Kidnapped, turned into slaves of past

Jewel Barua was bound the way slaves from centuries past were. “My arms and legs were tied in such a way that it was impossible for me even to change sides without help,” said Jewel, who was abducted and held captive by human traffickers in November last year.

June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015

How migrant workers become human trafficking victims in Taiwan

Strolling in narrow alleys near Taipei’s famous Huaxi Street Night Market, it is not difficult to spot lone girls here and there. It just takes a knowing look before they initiate an approach to solicit your business. Let her lead the way and you arrive at a brothel, where girls are called in one by one for your choosing.