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PM: human trafficking suppression to be escalated as a national agenda

Posted by jaypee 55 days ago Thailand
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Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday, March 27 vowed to make human trafficking suppression a national priority.

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1,704 illegals held in EP

Posted by jaypee 55 days ago Saudi Arabia
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A total of 1,704 illegal workers were arrested in the Eastern Province during the past week, according to an official from the police force in the region.

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Thailand, two Asean countries investigate fishing-slavery reports

Posted by jaypee 56 days ago Indonesia
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BENJINA, INDONESIA — Officials from three countries are travelling to remote islands in eastern Indonesia to investigate how thousands of foreign fishermen wound up there as slaves and were forced to catch seafood that could eventually end up being exported to the United States and elsewhere.

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Gov’t launches inquiry into illegal workers in Bahrain

Posted by jaypee 56 days ago Bahrain
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The Bahrain government has launched a probe into the estimated 60,000 illegal workers in the Gulf state.

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Trafficking: 'All US demands met'

Posted by jaypee 57 days ago Thailand
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The government is expecting positive feedback from the United States on its efforts to fight human trafficking, says deputy Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai.

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Govt plans to use article 44 to solve human trafficking in fishery industry

Posted by jaypee 57 days ago Thailand
Prayut government is planning to apply Article 44 in the interim charter to solve many challenges that are needed to handled urgently, said deputy government spokesman. Read More
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Thailand detains 76 migrants found on train, including Rohingya

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Thailand
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BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thai authorities said on Monday they had found a group of 76 migrants from neighbouring Myanmar, including six suspected Rohingya, in a sign that one of Asia's busiest smuggling routes is still thriving despite Bangkok's vow to stamp out trafficking.

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300 illegal expats held in Riyadh

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Saudi Arabia
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In a crackdown against illegal workers, more than 300 people­ were rounded up from three districts of Riyadh last week.

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