Letter: US must combat human trafficking - Fredericksburg.com

In our politically divided nation, I think there's one American value we can all agree on: Everyone deserves to be free. In recent days, the U.S. Department of State released its 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report, which ranks 187 countries—including ...

Slavery report undervalues Thai efforts - Bangkok Post

An official inspects a seafood processing factory in Samut Sakhon last year to see if it complies with regulations to fight human trafficking. CHANAT KATANYU. - +. This week the US State Department issued the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report.

DOJ vows stronger measures vs trafficking - The Manila Times

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday welcomed the US State Department's report citing the Philippines' efforts to stop human trafficking, and vowed to strengthen measures against “modern-day slavery.” The US on Thursday retained the Philippines on ...

Sudan regrets over its name listed in US trafficking report - Xinhua

KHARTOUM, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Sudan on Friday expressed regret over putting its name in Tier 3 countries of the U.S Trafficking in Persons Report. "Sudan's Foreign Ministry expresses regret over putting Sudan's name in Tier 3 countries of the U.S. 2016 ...

Bahamas Maintains a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2017 Trafficking In Persons Report - Magnetic Media (press release)

Bahamas, June 30, 2017 – Nassau – On Tuesday, June 27, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the 2017 Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report. The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government's principal diplomatic tool to engage ...

Guyana Earns Highest US State Department Ranking in Human Trafficking Fight - Caribbean360.com (subscription)

The US State Department says the issue of human trafficking is now being better addressed in Guyana, but more still needs to be done. GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thursday June 29, 2017 – Guyana has made significant advances in the fight against human ...