Malaysia

Finding new nests: Sihanoukville crackdowns forcing human trafficking rings to relocate – Khmer Times (Cambodia)
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Finding new nests: Sihanoukville crackdowns forcing human trafficking rings to relocate – Khmer Times (Cambodia)

Crackdowns on human trafficking involving job scams in Preah Sihanouk province are proving to be so successful that criminal syndicates are forced to move out and find new provinces to relocate. Of late, Pursat province has come into the spotlight with Interior Minister Sar Kheng expressing his concern that it is becoming a new hotspot…

Rookie Central Texas cop wins international award after rescuing human trafficking victims
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Rookie Central Texas cop wins international award after rescuing human trafficking victims

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – A rookie cop from a small Central Texas town has won an international first responder’s award for his role in a traffic stop that resulted in rescuing nine victims of human trafficking. Jordan Williams, 28, has only been a police officer with the Valley Mills Police Department since December of 2021,…

Australia signs deal to counter scourge of human trafficking
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Australia signs deal to counter scourge of human trafficking

Singapore: Australia will on Wednesday complete a deal with Thailand to counter human trafficking as the Albanese government confronts disturbing revelations of sexual exploitation of migrants by a criminal operation on Australian soil. In Bangkok for the latest leg of her south-east Asian charm offensive, Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong will sign off on Australia’s…

Trafficked to Malaysia – Finally Home in India
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Trafficked to Malaysia – Finally Home in India

IJM’s team in Malaysia heard about Aadav’s story from a local casework partner and worked with IJM staff in South Asia to help him return home at last. IJM India staff received Aadav at the airport on September 14 and drove him to see his parents, Kannan and Muthu—a joyful reunion after more than two…

Inside The Crypto Human Trafficking Rings In Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos – Inc42
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Inside The Crypto Human Trafficking Rings In Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos – Inc42

While the GainBitcoin scam involved more than INR 90K Cr, this particular story of human trafficking and crypto fraud seems even more chilling and heinous Victims are forced to manage fake social media profiles and collect personal and financial data from people who can be potentially trapped in crypto fraud or online betting The company…

Modern slavery and legal reform in the UK: what we’re calling for
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Modern slavery and legal reform in the UK: what we’re calling for

Changes in the law can transform lives. We know this because we recently celebrated the end of systematic State-imposed forced labour in Uzbekistan after a 15-year-long campaign. This is why, in the UK, we continue to call for provisions that aim to both prevent modern slavery and provide access to remedy. New stronger laws in […]

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Memorandum on Presidential Determination with Respect to the Efforts of Foreign Governments Regarding Trafficking in Persons
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Memorandum on Presidential Determination with Respect to the Efforts of Foreign Governments Regarding Trafficking in Persons

Presidential Determination No.        2023-02 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT:       Presidential Determination with Respect to the Efforts of Foreign Governments Regarding Trafficking in Persons Consistent with section 110 of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7107) (the “Act”), as amended, I hereby determine as follows: As provided for in section 110(d)(1)(A)(i) of…

541 foreigners without work permits detained in Sihanoukville incarceration, torture, human trafficking
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541 foreigners without work permits detained in Sihanoukville incarceration, torture, human trafficking

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has revealed the details of a four-day operation from 18 to 21 September 2022 to inspect “Paw Yong Technology” in Sihanoukville on suspicion of incarceration, torture, human trafficking and illegal online gambling. The Sihanoukville Provincial Administration said that during the four-day operation on the location in Village 4, Sangkat No. 4…

Third Committee – Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Issues | UN Press
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Third Committee – Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Issues | UN Press

Note: A complete summary of today’s Third Committee meetings will be available on Tuesday, 4 October. Briefing DELPHINE SCHANTZ, of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), expressed her agency’s support for Member States in their fight against drugs, corruption, terrorism and organized crime, including crimes that affect the environment, and cybercrime.  Championing…