The US issued its annual “Trafficking in Persons” report Friday, rating countries around the world on their attempts to fight the crime.
The number of Cambodians fleeing Thailand has soared to more than 200,000 and while Phnom Penh accuses Thailand's new military rulers of sparking the flight of migrant workers the junta says it is not cracking down on illegal immigrants. (AFP)
In a statement Friday, Adhoc, a leading rights group in Cambodia, called the methods in which Cambodians are being expelled “uncivilized [and] inhumane.”
Cambodians working in Thailand continued to flee the country on Wednesday in a chaotic exodus that appears to be driven by fears of a crackdown on illegal foreign laborers by the military junta that seized power in Thailand last month. (Reuters)
A Newsweek expose uncovered a series of lies and exaggerations made by Somaly Mam, a Cambodian woman whose anti-trafficking efforts made her an international celebrity.
The U.K.’s Guardian newspaper recently completed a six-month investigation into the Thai shrimping industry, revealing widespread abuse.
Villagers in Cambodia's Prey Lang forest say illegal logging has been on the rise on their area, but they are powerless to prevent the deforestation that threatens their way of life.
To enforce US government's policy against human trafficking around the world, Cambodian American fashion model Karen Tep organized several fashion shows to raise fund to fighting human trafficking in the world.
Prominent union activist is urging Cambodian garment factory managers and big brand companies to seriously consider a minimum wage of $160 per month for Cambodian workers.
Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong on Wednesday marked the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown.
Some 400 students, monks and activists were halted from a peaceful march for Environmental Day on Thursday.