101 East

India's Slave Brides

101 East investigates how every year, tens of thousands of girls and women in India are trafficked into slave marriages.


Australia weighs law banning refugees from returning

The law would permanently ban legal visits to the country for asylum seekers arriving by boat.

Human Rights

Global index: Risk of modern slavery in 115 countries

Sixty percent of countries at high risk of using slaves, with 46 million people worldwide engaged in forced labour


Refugee deaths 'on track to exceed 2015 record'

At least 3,034 refugees have died en route to Europe so far in 2016, a sharp increase from last year, says the IOM.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil

Food Chain Slaves

It is a nation built on the abolition of slavery, but there are at least 40,000 slaves in the US today.


Dozens of refugees found dead in Niger desert

Total of 34 bodies of people trying to reach Algeria found after being abandoned by human traffickers, officials say.

Fault Lines

Seafood Slaves

We travel to Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand to investigate slavery in the multi-billion dollar seafood industry.

Human Rights

A trafficked fisherman's tale: 'My life was destroyed’

A man from Myanmar who spent more than a decade as a slave on a Thai fishing boat shares his story.

Human Rights

Paradise lost: Sex trafficking in Hawaii

Contrary to its idyllic image, Hawaii is a hub for the sex trafficking of girls and women.

Human Rights

India's 'dark holes' where millions of girls disappear

A public art project is asking Indians to notice the millions of girls and women trafficked into sex work.

Asia Pacific

Asylum row highlights Thai human trafficking

Police weigh defamation case against investigator who fled to Australia and has implicated senior security officials.

Middle East

Why are Lebanon's Palestinians leaving for Europe?

As Syrians continue to flee to Europe, marginalised Palestinians in Lebanon are now choosing to migrate as well.


Two dozen skeletons found in Malaysian mass grave

A mass grave holding 24 "trafficking victims" found on the Thai-Malaysia border during ongoing police operation.

101 East

Saving Mary Jane

She escaped death by firing squad with minutes to spare; now the fight is on to bring Filipina Mary Jane Veloso home.

Human Rights

Human traffickers arrested in Thailand crackdown

Twenty-two arrested over Thailand trafficking as authorities continue to ignore official involvement in trade.