With increasing clampdown of this scourge in the Philippines and demand outstripping supply, the criminals are eyeing other parts in the region, Mr Douglas said.
A Thai court in July this year sentenced three-star army general Manas Kongpan to 27 years in prison in the country’s largest human trafficking trial stemming from a case involving Myanmar’s Rohingya migrants.
A press release issued in November by the Barrett Township police noted that the incident wasn't the first time Ritter had been arrested on similar charges, but that he had not been formally charged.
Ritter appeared for his preliminary hearing on Dec.
17 and waived the felony charge of unlawful contact with a minor. Ritter's attorney, Todd Henry, of Philadelphia, did not return several calls seeking comment Thursday. — is a former Marine who reportedly met his second wife, Marina, while working as a counterintelligence officer in the former Soviet Union. to put roots down, to raise a family and live a normal middle-class American life," Ritter told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2002.
BANGKOK - A new report on the human trafficking situation in Thailand has identified some emerging areas of concern: The use of coerced labour in illegal logging and the trafficking of children for sexual exploitation in webcam sex shows.
The report, made public by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the Thailand Institute of Justice on Thursday (Aug 10), details the conditions under which people from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar are trafficked in Thailand.