A woman who was tricked and trafficked into China in 1995 has been reunited with her family in central Vietnam, but she yearns to be back with her children in China.
Border guards in Vietnam’s southern Tay Ninh Province on Tuesday received 78 Vietnamese rescued from casinos and illegal firms in Cambodia.
Vietnamese workers fleeing a casino in Cambodia’s Svay Rieng Province last week returned home Wednesday, with some unable to hold back their emotions.
A group of over 50 Vietnamese workers who fled a casino in Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province near Moc Bai border gate were caught by Cambodian authorities on Saturday afternoon.
“No experience or degree required. Salary of VND 20-30 million per month ($852-1,279). Company-covered accommodation.” Such ads are bait used to hook Vietnamese people to work in Cambodia.
Police in Cambodia are holding five Vietnamese nationals who they suspect are trafficking victims though the latter have denied they were being held.
The State Department’s 2022 Trafficking in Persons report gave five out of 11 Southeast Asian nations its lowest Tier 3 rating.
Vietnamese and Cambodian authorities have collaborated to repatriate 400 Vietnamese citizens who had been tricked and sold to Cambodia.
The study by the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation found that groups such as the H’mong and Thai were vulnerable to being caught up in the illicit trade. More than 60 per cent of victims and prosecuted traffickers were from these…
Rights groups have warned about increasing human trafficking as the pandemic pushes many vulnerable individuals to the brink. They say that despite closed borders, people are crossing illegally into China and Myanmar.
Almost a year ago in October 2019, the world was shocked by a tragedy called the “Essex lorry deaths” which involved 39 people who were found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Britain.
Prison sentences range from two-and-a-half years and seven-and-a-half years for role in 2019 operation in which 39 people died