Arrest of Chinese beggar in Bangkok opens human trafficking investigation

A dummy policeman and a cab in the Pinklao area, Bangkok.
A dummy policeman and a cab in the Pinklao area, Bangkok. Photo: Claude37 / flickr.

BANGKOK, Nov 20 (TNA) – The Minister of Social Development and Human Security Varawut Silpa-archa has ordered a thorough investigation into the case of a [Read More…]

Karaoke Store Owner Arrested on Charges of Human Trafficking Involving Minors in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Central Investigation Police Thailand (CIB) Central Investigation Bureau.
Central Investigation Bureau Thailand (CIB). Image: ตำรวจสอบสวนกลาง / Facebook.

On October 24th, 2023, the Anti Trafficking In Persons Division (ATPD) officials and relevant agencies conducted a search on a karaoke store in Thung Song, [Read More…]

Lao woman arested for ‘trafficking 14-year-old’ in Narathiwat bar raid

Girls at a karaoke bar in Thailand
Girls at a nightclub in Thailand. Photo: Kay Chernush for the U.S. State Department.

A 35-year-old Lao woman was arrested and charged with allegedly luring a 14-year-old girl into the flesh trade during a raid on a karaoke bar [Read More…]

Phetchaburi Police Nab French Man for Alleged Theft, Myanmar Man for Alleged Human Trafficking

Kao Yai in Cha-am District, Phetchaburi
Kao Yai in Cha-am District, Phetchaburi. Photo: กิตติ เลขะกุล. CC BY 3.0.

In separate cases, Thai police apprehended a French national for alleged theft against a Belgian victim and arrested another Myanmar suspect for alleged human trafficking [Read More…]