Human Trafficking

Sinister ASEAN: Trading in human organs

Organ trafficking has spread from mainly South and Southeast Asian countries to Latin America, North America and other regions afflicted by poverty and political instability.

18 February 2019

Smugglers prey on Rohingya desperation

Smugglers operating rickety fishing boats prey on the hopes of people who fled violence in Myanmar, charging them small fortunes for a dangerous journey to Southeast Asia.

24 November 2018

Trafficked brides heading for China

The lucrative business of “shanghaiing” young girls to be sold and married off to Chinese men has hijacked the local custom of bride kidnapping for marriage.

10 October 2018