Activists, executives advise Thailand how to tackle trafficking

January 13, 2015 2:51 PM

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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thailand must empower victims of trafficking and forced labor to complain and must crack down on corrupt officials if it wants to tackle its human trafficking problem, activists and food industry executives say.

Thailand is scrambling to clean up its act after the U.S. State Department named it in June as one of the world's worst centers for human trafficking, saying it was a source, destination and transit country for forced labor.

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