anti-human trafficking

  • World

    Thai gangs traffic Kenyans to Myanmar scam factories

    Thai gangs trafficked more than 60 Kenyans who have been rescued from Laos and Myanmar over the last few months after call-centre jobs turned out to be a cover for cybercrime, prostitution and even organ theft. According to Kenya’s foreign affairs ministry, at least one Kenyan has died as a result of a botched operation in Myanmar. A 31 year…

  • Crime

    Pathum Thani man arrested selling child pornography via LINE

    A 27 year-old man nicknamed Kij was arrested in the Bangkok suburb province of Pathum Thani, accused of selling child pornography online. The suspect was arrested yesterday and is being charged with profiting from the sale and distribution of child pornography. Police raided the man’s home in the Beung Kham Phroy sub-district of Lam Lukka district outside of Bangkok yesterday.…

  • Thailand

    Thailand Top Stories | CCSA set goals on limiting transmissions for vulnerable groups | October 18

    Natty gives us a quick update on the national Covid-19 situation as well as the top headlines in Thailand and around the region: CCSA set goals on limiting transmissions for vulnerable groups, Japan donates another batch of AstraZeneca doses to Thailand, Deputy PM calls for heightened anti-human trafficking efforts, “Swab Hubs” for international tourists, Russell Crowe in Bangkok

  • Crime

    Eying upgrade, Thailand downgraded in human trafficking report

    Against Thailand’s expectations, the country has just been downgraded in the United States’ report on human trafficking. the US Trafficking in Persons Report has downgraded Thailand’s status from Tier 2 to Tier 2 Watchlist, contrary to the Thai government expected to be upgraded to Tier 1. Citing worries about forced labour in Thailand the decision was made to lower the…

  • Crime

    Thailand hoping to be upgraded to a Tier 1 nation in anti-human trafficking efforts

    Thailand is hoping its newest anti-human trafficking report will earn an upgrade from the US from Tier 2 to Tier 1. The report was submitted to the Washington’s Trafficking in Persons Report. Deputy government spokeswoman, Rachada Dhnadirek, said the government is ready to be upgraded after remaining on Tier 2 for 3 years in a row. Those nations who fall on…