UN rapporteur on human trafficking to visit Thailand

 UN rapporteur on human trafficking to visit Thailand

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United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Joy Ngozi Ezeilo will visit Thailand from Monday to August 19 to appraise the government’s efforts to curb the illicit trade, DPA reported.

“During my mission, I wish to reach out to a wide range of stakeholders and trafficked persons themselves, so that their voices are heard and can be considered in the national laws, policies and measures related to trafficking in persons,” Ezeilo said in a statement.

Thailand is a major hub for illegal trafficking in humans, mainly from neighbouring countries including Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

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