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Human Trafficking and the Thai Fishing Industry

Human Trafficking and the Fishing Industry in Thailand by Ellen Taylor* I. Introduction Two years ago, a smuggler promised to take Myint Thein across the border into Thailand, where he would find work in a factory.[1] After arriving, Thein realized that he had been sold into slavery aboard a ship in Katang, a port on…

Dec 2014

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The Role of Trafficking and the Swedish Model

(Modified CC Image Courtesy of Seth Anderson) Prostitution: The Role of Trafficking and the Swedish Model by Benjamin Conery* Police and prosecutors in Cook County, Illinois, recently began taking an approach to prostitution enforcement that is more familiar to international sex rings than suburban streets.[1] Authorities there are increasingly treating suspected prostitutes—including U.S. citizens—as victims…

Sep 2013