Tag: human trafficking
It is among five products the US seized based on information they were made using slave labour.
Liew Vui Keong's office says low figures for convictions quoted by Reuters are inaccurate and key information has been left out.
US District Judge Kenneth Marra also rejected the women's bid to void the non-prosecution agreement.
Rajsurain Pillai says the trauma of their experiences makes it difficult for witnesses to take the stand, which in turn affects the court's conviction rate.
Jennifer Talbot managed to pass through security and immigration before personnel at the departure gate confronted her at Manila's international airport.
Official figures show that only 26 cases were cleared, with eight resulting in a conviction.
Tenaganita speaks of girls sold overseas as sex workers and other victims sent to western countries as underpaid farm workers.
This follows call by US NGOs to ban imports of palm oil from FGV and investigate the company.
The US State Department criticises Thailand for not pushing their anti-trafficking efforts enough.
A Usaid representative says the Thai way of allowing partnership between NGOs and enforcement agencies has produced results.
A report calls on the government to focus on policy, prosecution, protection, partnership and prevention
Australia's initiative to fight human trafficking will also help and support international investigations to ensure traffickers are charged.
An activist says legal entry is too costly and involves too much red tape.
The arrests at Camp Pendleton stem from a separate investigation of two other Marines arrested earlier this month on human trafficking charges.
Tenaganita says there's no monitoring mechanism to ensure that laws, policies and procedures are well enforced.
Malaysia too demands cheap labour, causing a rise in illegal trade.
They were waiting to be smuggled into Malaysia.
Home minister still waiting for the report following the conclusion of the RCI hearing.
Prayuth Chan o-cha wants investigations on a group of 65 Rohingya stranded at Rawi Island to be conducted as soon as possible.
Forensics expert Dr Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor says the cause of death could only be determined for two out of 114 bodies sent to the hospital where he works.
Police say they have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation.
Thailand's crackdown on exploitation and slavery will only succeed if its neighbours step up and adopt anti-trafficking laws, said a labour rights activist.
ASP Joeking Marian Anthony previously said he had never mentioned the discovery of grave-like structures on top of Wang Burma hill during a meeting with the Perlis deputy police chief a day after the camp raid.
Pregnant women sent back to North Korea are forced to undergo abortions without anesthetic.