A landmark human trafficking trial has kicked off in Bankok, Thailand. 92 people, including a lieutenant general, are on trial after gruesome human trafficking camps were discovered in the jungle near the Thai-Malaysia border.
Last Sunday’s article in the Wall Street Journal has exposed horrific abuses on Malaysian palm oil plantations. When U.S. companies were mandated to label trans fat on their packaging in 2006, snack corporations began looking for alternative ingredients. They found palm oil, and today about half of all packaged products in grocery stores contain it […]
Three people, a man from Malaysia and two women from Thailand, have been arrested for human trafficking. Recruitment took place on facebook, where they promised Thai women well-paid employment opportunities in restaurants and spas, but instead forced them into prostitution in Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur. The three traffickers are members of a gang which […]