Witness Protection before Thai Trafficking Trial Starts? - FreedomUnited.org

Witness Protection before Thai Trafficking Trial Starts?

  • Published on
    December 25, 2015
  • News Source Image
  • Category:
Hero Banner

A major human trafficking trial is about to begin in Thailand and activists are calling for a strong witness protection  program…

This article tells of the upcoming trial pointing to 88 defendants allegedly involved in smuggling and trafficking Rohyingya Muslims who were fleeing persecution in Myanmar.  The investigation discovered 30 bodies buried in a mass grave near a trafficking camp.  Out of the 500 witnesses called to testify, only 12 will be protected.  Two have gone into hiding out of fear from threats and more are expected to follow.

View Article on Daily Mail



Freedom United is interested in hearing from our community and welcomes relevant, informed comments, advice, and insights that advance the conversation around our campaigns and advocacy. We value inclusivity and respect within our community. To be approved, your comments should be civil.

stop icon A few things we do not tolerate: comments that promote discrimination, prejudice, racism, or xenophobia, as well as personal attacks or profanity. We screen submissions in order to create a space where the entire Freedom United community feels safe to express and exchange thoughtful opinions.

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

This week

Passing of CSDDD blocked – human rights in danger

What could have been a day to celebrate, has turned into a day full of disappointment. On February 28, 2024, the European Council blocked the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) after the vote had been postponed due to insufficient support, as reported by Reuters. Thirteen out of the 27 member states voted against the law or abstained from the vote, leaving the ‘qualified majority' of 15 countries short of one. A timeline of

| Wednesday February 28, 2024

Read more