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Thailand: Tackling Human Trafficking Problem

CNN – Human Trafficking – Ever since Myo’s head was smashed into a block of ice he’s had trouble hearing. The Burmese man, whose name has been changed for his safety, was on a fishing boat in Thailand last year when it happened.

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UK ‘Modern Slavery Bill’ Leaves Migrant Domestic Workers Unprotected

The UK fails to protect? I have heard and read horror stories coming from the Middle East and North African countries but never Europe.

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Thai Trawlers: Trafficked into Slavery

THE GUARDIAN – Thai trawlers continue to engage in slavery on the high seas. There is nothing but a jagged line of splinters where Myint Thein’s teeth once stood – a painful reminder, he says, of the day he was beaten and sold on to a Thai fishing boat.

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Dubai Dream Built on Slavery

Most people know Dubai for its massive skyscrapers and luxurious hotels, but few know that the city was built by modern-day slaves.

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US Government Urging Thailand to Stamp Out Slavery at Sea

Thailand has been given one year to make improvements to stamp our slavery at sea in its fishing industry or face sanctions. Thailand has been given a number of U.S pardons that would have otherwise ranked it as world’s number one for human rights atrocities.

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