US condemns Thailand over human trafficking

Report finds Thai government failed to investigate prosecute, or convict those responsible for trafficking.

Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 03:49
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A recently issued US government report on people trafficking has offered a damning assessment on Thailand.
It found the Thai government failed to investigate, prosecute or convict those responsible for trafficking and slavery.

Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa is in Samut Sakorn, Southern Thailand. 


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