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Myanmar: Trafficking Downgrade Would be a Mistake

Myanmar is pushing back against a report the U.S. will demote the country to the lowest level on Washington’s human trafficking index.  Placing Myanmar alongside Iran, North Korea and Syria -- among the worst offenders in human trafficking – would be a mistake according to a government official in Naypyitaw. Later this week, the U.S. State Department is to release its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report and Myanmar could be dropped to the lowest Tier 3. The Reuters news...

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