Trafficking in Persons Report 2018

Trafficking in Persons Report 2018

Singapore – a popular transit and destination hub for human trafficking In the 2018 US Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons Report, Singapore is once again listed in the Tier 2 rank – indicating that the government of Singapore does not fully meet the minimum...
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....
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...
How Singapore Fares in the Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

How Singapore Fares in the 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...
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...