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EJF expresses concern about Thailand's upgrade

THAILAND
Friday, July 01, 2016, 03:50 (GMT + 9)

Non-government organisation Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has expressed concern about the US Department of State's final decision to upgrade Thailand to Tier 2 Watch List in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report after the US Government considered the improvements made in the seafood industry. The NGO’s concern stems from the fact that earlier this year, EJF had made the case that Thailand needed to remain on Tier 3 of the TIP Report for making insufficient progress in eradicating human trafficking from its seafood industry. “The US State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons has played a vital leadership role in the global fight against human trafficking. By upgrading Thailand to Tier 2 Watch List in 2016 we are worried that a wrong signal has been sent to the RTG (the Royal Thai Government)," po... FULL STORY

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