By: Maizura Ismail, 31 July 2018: The discovery of 28 abandoned human-trafficking camps and multiple unmarked mass graves in the dense jungle of Wang Kelian near the Thai-Malaysia border in May 2015 sent a shock wave through ASEAN and the rest of the world. Almost 800 victims were suspected to have been held in squalid […]
Category: human trafficking
By: Mech Dara, 23 May 2018: The National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) said on Tuesday that operations against human trafficking and sexual exploitation networks are increasing. Last year, the National Police, judicial working groups, and municipal and provincial prosecutors, cracked down on 159 such cases. This is an increase of 72.82 percent on the 92 […]
The Freedom Collaborative Program is the first online service platform to facilitate connectivity, knowledge-sharing and cross-border cooperation among anti-trafficking stakeholders. To achieve a significant reduction in slavery and forced labor, those on the frontline—NGOs, investigators, researchers and lawyers—must collaborate to a much greater extent.