“Out of each three boys, they had to draw lots to determine which one would have to join the militia.”
Tagged: forced labour
The U.S. has decided to keep Thailand on its list of worst human trafficking centres for another year, despite government efforts to stop the trade.
DVB sat down with ILO country liaison officer Steve Marshall to discuss how five years of political and economic reforms have touched Burma’s working class.
DVB Debate discusses why forced labour and trafficking in Burma are so widespread and debate how to end modern slavery in the country.
Over 380,000 people are being held as slaves in Burma, according to the first ever global slavery survey.
Tin Tin Aung was arrested in 2008, charged with sedition and unlawful association and sentenced to five years in Burma’s notorious Insein prison. He suffered physical and mental torture before[…]
According to the United Nations over 900 children each year in Burma are rescued from the hands of human traffickers. While these lucky ones are reunited with their families, many[…]