Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

  Last year, as the TIP report for 2017 was released, we echoed the sentiments of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, “The scale of human trafficking is atrocious. The silence that conceals this crime is disgraceful. We have to speak out because the victims are...
USA vs. Erik Peeters

USA vs. Erik Peeters

Justice after seven years. In February 2009, the Cambodian authorities arrested Erik Leonardus Peeters, a 48-year-old American citizen, on suspicion of sexual contact with children. Peeters had arrived in Cambodia in 2008 and within two months had started to look for...
Survivors of Human Trafficking Live to Tell Their Tale

Survivors of Human Trafficking Live to Tell Their Tale

Victims of human trafficking Lianhe Zaobao [original article] They left their hometown in search of a better life. On their arrival in a foreign land, they soon learnt that the reality was far from what they have wished for. They became victims of human trafficking....

Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

Despite increasing efforts by the Singapore Government in prosecuting and convicting more traffickers and providing protective services to victims, Singapore continues to remain on Tier 2 in the 2017 Trafficking In Persons Report, showing the country does not fully...

Supporting Child Victims and Witnesses in Legal Processes

August 16, 2016 – HAGAR, in partnership with UNICEF launched an extensive suite of resources that include comprehensive tools, and dialogue and training sessions for lawyers in Cambodia to better protect traumatised children in the Cambodian criminal justice...