Thailand Slammed for Human Trafficking in U.S. State Dept. Report

June 20, 2014 10:30 PM

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On Friday morning the U.S. State Department released its 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, an annual ranking of countries based on their efforts to combat modern-day slavery such as sex trafficking and forced labor.

And as many in Thailand had feared, the Land of Smiles was downgraded to the bottom rung: Tier 3, the ranking for countries that do not meet the minimum standards of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and are not making significant efforts to do so.

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