Thailand wants meeting with Myanmar, Malaysia over human trafficking crisis

May 8, 2015 7:09 AM

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Thailand wants meeting with Myanmar, Malaysia over human trafficking crisis

BANGKOK Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Friday called for a three-way meeting with neighbors Malaysia and Myanmar to try to resolve a regional human trafficking crisis following the discovery of a mass grave in the country's far south.

Thirty-three bodies, believed to be migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, have been found in shallow graves over the past week in Songkhla province, near the Malaysian border. Three suspected trafficking camps have also been found.

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