The United States places China on its global list of the worst offenders in human trafficking, while Burma is upgraded to the Tier 2 Watch List of nations deserving special scrutiny, from Tier 3, which includes countries not complying with minimum US standards and making no significant effort to do so.
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A group of locals in Thailand’s Phang Nga province have armed themselves, to track down traffickers and free their human cargo.
A Thai human rights legal expert accused some officials of being involved in human trafficking, following raids to rescue more than 700 Rohingya Muslims from a warehouse and a rubber[…]
Grammy award-winning singer Jaosn Mraz performed in Rangoon’s People’s Park on Sunday in front of thousands. The concert was organised by MTV EXIT to raise awareness and increase prevention of[…]
130 cases of trafficking of ethnic Kachin to China documented in past year as monitoring group rues poverty and lack of education
Sept 17, 2009 (DVB), Burma has been named as one of six countries that will receive funding from the Australian government to tackle human trafficking, Canberra announced on Tuesday. More[…]
July 21, 2009 (DVB), Malaysian authorities have arrested nine people for their role in an international trafficking syndicate that involved the sale of Rohingya refugees from Burma, a top officer[…]
June 17, 2009 (DVB), Human trafficking within Burma remains "significant", whilst trafficking of young women into forced labour and commercial sexual exploitation is a "major problem", according to a US[…]
Mar 19, 2009 (DVB), A job seekers' agent was illegally detained and threatened with a charge of human trafficking by local village authorities in Bago division who extorted money from[…]
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