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Thai police with FBI help arrest 13 for child exploitation


Thailand’s determination to protect children and stamp out abuse scored another victory last week when a month-long collaborative investigation by the Royal Thai Police and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) resulted in the arrests of 13 people

Agency protecting kids on net gains foothold


By Kornchanok Raksaseri for The Bangkok Post on 6 November 2017, Forging links here and overseas as it notches up convictions in court The US State Department recently announced that America’s registered child sex offenders will have to use passports

Special focus on human trafficking at summit


The Nation on 31 August 2017, Human trafficking will be the subject of a special focus at CSR Asia Summit 2017, an annual conference on corporate social responsibility, which takes place in Bangkok next month. The discussion will be led

Govt tackles trafficking head-on


By Wassana Nanuam and Patpon Sabpaitoon for the Bangkok Post on 11 August 2017, Prawit urges legal action against officials A government-installed panel has rolled out an anti-human trafficking plan which corresponds with a United States recommendation given to Thailand

DSI busts human trafficking ring


The Nation, 10 August 2017 THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) has busted a major human trafficking ring that allegedly forced Moroccan women into prostitution in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area. DSI deputy chief Pol Colonel Songsak Raksaksakul said the agency had

Ministry vows to nail big fish in trafficking probes


Thailand’s Ministry of Justice last week instructed all authorities under its command to pursue the “big fish” – believed to be state officials – behind transnational syndicates involved in human trafficking as well as investigating the financial activities of officials

Online task force closes the net on paedophiles


The Bangkok Post on 23 July 2017, Thailand is no longer a haven for child abusers A schoolboy came to the police with a broken heart. He was utterly embarrassed but decided to tell police that a video clip of

Thailand, Cambodia combating human trafficking along border

Thai Cambodia NNT

SURIN, 15th July 2017 (NNT) – Thailand and Cambodia are taking a zero tolerance stance on human trafficking along the border. Police General Adul Saengsingkaew, Minister of Social Development and Human Security of Thailand, and the Governor of Cambodia’s Oddar

Taking on the traffickers

Boom Mosby

By Yvonne Bohwongprasert for The Bangkok Post on 17 July 2017, Life’s unkindnesses turned Wirawan Mosby, 2017 recipient of the US Secretary of State Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Hero Award, into a woman of valour. In a ceremony held

Thai police strengthens cooperation with FBI and HSI to protect child victims and witnesses of crimes


On 10 – 14 July 2017, the Royal Thai Police in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) organized a training course on forensic interviewing of child and adolescent victims & witnesses in