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By Yiamyut Sutthichaya |
<p>The luring of Thais to work for scam organizations in neighbouring countries has become a regular tragedy in the age of pandemic lockdowns. In the past two years, thousands have been rescued only to become victims of the judicial system, while the traffickers escape free through loopholes.</p>
By Pimkamon Pichitsiri, Kunravee Sukhimoke |
<p>Young Hmong wives are using TikTok to expose the slave-like conditions they have to ensure with their husbands&rsquo; families. Despite the bonds of kinship, their lives of unpaid labour and denied freedoms are seen by experts as crossing a red line under anti-human trafficking law.</p>
By Yiamyut Sutthichaya, Natchalee Singsaohae |
<p>See inside the dark abyss of an online business in Cambodia&rsquo;s Sihanoukville where over 20 Thais were tricked into leaving home for a promising salary, only to find themselves forced to work in an online fraud scheme, a growing trend in illegal work that shades into human trafficking and modern day slavery in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Corrections Department director-general Aryut Sinthoppan ordered a wholesale reform of prison labour usage to assure that departmental practices are in keeping with human rights principles, according to a press release on 1 March.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Following a Thomson Reuter exclusive report alleging the use of forced labour in a number of Thai prisons, Khon Kaen Fishing Net Ltd (KKF), a company that supports prisoner vocational rehabilitation programs, announced that they will terminate their contracts with any prisons involved in the abuse.</p>