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Thai Raid Exposes Trafficking Ring, Systemic Problems

Thai police say they have found 13 Rohingya from neighboring Myanmar (also known as Burma) being held for ransom at a palm plantation. Authorities say the discovery over the weekend, but announced on Wednesday, revealed a human trafficking ring amid recent accusations of institutionalized complicity with trafficking in Thailand and Myanmar.   Two men were arrested after allegedly demanding $1,500 from each of the families of the 10 men and three women, who left Myanmar's...

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