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Migrant worker brokers arrested

Police in Pailin province yesterday arrested two suspects accused of brokering illegal passage for migrant workers into Thailand. ...

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http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5077920/migrant-worker-brokers-arrested/

Brokers nabbed at airport

Four brokers accused of duping 19 victims out of thousands of dollars for non-existent jobs in South Korea were arrested at Phnom Penh International Airport on Saturday. Keo Thea, chief of Phnom Penh’s anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection department, said Por Sen Chey district police arrested ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012080657832/National-news/brokers-nabbed-at-airport.html

Cambodian Pawnshop Revenues Drop as Industry Expands

The number of licensed pawnshops in the country has surged since the government began registering them in 2010, leaving some pawnbrokers claiming revenue losses of 30 to 50 percent due to oversaturation in the market. Ly Seng Cheng, a pawnbroker at the Khlaing Rum Sev pawnshop ...

Women flee from Thai karaoke parlor slavery

Two Cambodian women escaped Thailand on Friday a week after being trafficked across the border and sold into sex slavery in a Thai karaoke parlour, according to the rights group Adhoc and Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection officials. Tan Kimrany, an officer for Adhoc’s Women’s Rights ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061256744/National-news/women-flee-from-thai-karaoke-parlour-slavery.html

Returning maids, fishermen share familiar tales of abuse

Eight Cambodian fishermen and four Cambodian maids were repatriated from Malaysia on Friday after finding themselves forced to work in slavery-like conditions, despite being promised high-paying jobs there by brokers and recruitment firms. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061156720/National-news/returning-maids-fishermen-share-familiar-tales-of-abuse.html

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