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Myanmar border militia emerges as nexus in regional scam network

The militia was formed by fighters who broke away from the Karen National Union insurgent group in the 1990s and sided with the junta

Pope Francis lambasts the scourge of human trafficking 

For Pope Francis, trafficking is a “systemic” evil and as such “we can and must eliminate it through a systematic, multilevel approach.”

After Cambodia crypto scam, Indians demand more jobs at home

The United Nations said last year that more than 100,000 people had been trafficked into online scam centres in Cambodia

Cambodian teen rescued from family home in China after Facebook plea

When they arrived in China, they were taken into a room that held many other Cambodian and Vietnamese girls and women

Thai police free Lao teenager after report of employer’s sexual abuse

The woman climbed a wall at the home to reach Thai police officers who had arrived outside the home along with her brother

Pope Francis: ‘It is never too late to take action’ against...

Human trafficking is estimated to be a $150 billion industry that profits off of an estimated 49.6 million victims worldwide

Vietnamese believed among migrants found in container at Irish port

The embassy said it has been coordinating with Irish authorities to verify the identities of the stowaways and assist with citizen protection

Lao trafficking victims describe ‘hellish’ Myanmar ordeal

In Myanmar, the trafficking victims were forced by their Chinese bosses to work as scammers, using chat apps to extract money from victims

Indian nuns pledge to eradicate human trafficking

The meeting brought to light that several sisters are preparing the kinner community to be a part of their work to combat human trafficking

Catholic nuns receive recognition for fighting human trafficking

According to United Nations data, detection rates of trafficking-related crimes dropped by 11%, and convictions decreased by 27% in 2020

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