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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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