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  • Human Trafficking in Bay of Bengal

    Malaysia-Bound Rohingyas: 33 rescued from trawler in Bay

    Bangladesh's coast guard rescued 33 Rohingya and detained six alleged human traffickers from a fishing trawler headed for Malaysia in the Bay of Bengal, an official said Wednesday.

  • Malaysia’s immigration police

    Human Trafficking: 65 Bangladeshi workers rescued in Malaysia

    Malaysian immigration police have rescued 65 Bangladeshi workers, believed to be victims of human trafficking, from the dormitory of a foreign worker recruitment company in Bandar Baru Nilai and arrested two Malaysians over the incident.

  • Mohammad Asem

    Human Trafficking to Malaysia: CID arrests 'kingpin'

    The CID on Sunday arrested the alleged godfather of a human trafficking ring that ran boats to carry people from Bangladesh to Malaysia.

  • Pathetically low conviction rate of traffickers

    We are quite dismayed to know that between February 2012 and June 2018, despite a recorded number of 4,152 cases of human trafficking, only 25 people have been convicted.

  • Ensuring labour rights can tackle human trafficking

    Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent every year on counter trafficking efforts, mostly on investigation and criminal prosecution, raids to "rescue" irregular migrants and sex workers who are thought to be potential victims and trainings to raise awareness among those who might possibly experience or encounter human trafficking.

  • Recognise the extent and seriousness of human trafficking

    Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall victim to traffickers in their own countries and abroad. Despite seldom making the headlines, trafficking in persons also remains one of the biggest challenges for national security and law enforcement agencies throughout world—as the United Nations explained, “every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit, or destination for victims.”

  • Asia's trafficking survivors dial in for justice

    When Neha Maldar testifies against the traffickers who enslaved her as a sex worker in India, she spoke about the safety of her own country, Bangladesh, via video conferencing, a technology that could revolutionise the pursuit of justice in such cases.

  • Student/Trafficked Episode 3: The Long Road Home

    Investigation follows traffickers to Bangladesh

    In the middle of a bustling town in Bangladesh, two R.AGE undercover journalists hide in a van, listening in as one human trafficker after another sold their lies.

  • Malaysia plans special court on human trafficking as cases soar

    Malaysia is setting up a special court to tackle rising numbers of human trafficking cases, in a move welcomed by campaigners who says it would help deliver justice to victims.

  • Trafficking: 600 KL airport staff transferred

    Authorities transfer some 600 immigration staff out of the Kuala Lumpur Inter­national Airport (KLIA) station after some of them were suspected of being involved in the smuggling in of Bangladeshis.

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