Thai trafficking victims face prosecution at home + more top stories | WTF SEA + HK | November 10, 2022

Thousands of Thais have fallen victim to traffickers who forced them to commit cyber crimes against their compatriots under threat of violence. While such scams have been widely documented, few have followed up on victims after they were rescued and repatriated. Coconuts Bangkok’s Milk talks to us about her three-part story on how Thai trafficking victims’ nightmare continues with prosecution back home. Tune in!

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