US Trafficking-in-persons Report

2016 US Trafficking in Persons Report (Singapore)

Extracted from http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/258881.pdf Singapore is a destination country for men, women, and girls from other Asian countries subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor, and a transit country for Cambodian and Filipino men subjected to forced labor on fishing vessels that transit through Singapore or its territorial waters. Some of the 1.37 million foreign workers that… Continue reading 2016 US Trafficking in Persons Report (Singapore)

US Trafficking-in-persons Report

Singapore’s anti-trafficking efforts fall short of international standards

Press Release The Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME) agrees with the US State Department’s Tier 2 ranking of Singapore’s anti-trafficking efforts. We are glad that the issues we raised in our submission have been reflected in the State Department’s report. Even though the Singapore government has taken steps to tackle the problem, its measures… Continue reading Singapore’s anti-trafficking efforts fall short of international standards

Regional News on Trafficking

Untimely and Unwarranted Upgrade in the Trafficking in Persons Report Compromises the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Press Release Untimely and Unwarranted Upgrade in the Trafficking in Persons Report Compromises the Fight Against Human Trafficking  The Malaysian Bar is perturbed by recent news reports suggesting that Malaysia will be upgraded from Tier 3 to Tier 2 Watch List status in the rankings in the imminent 2015 Trafficking in Persons (“TIP”) report prepared… Continue reading Untimely and Unwarranted Upgrade in the Trafficking in Persons Report Compromises the Fight Against Human Trafficking