2010 Thailand found to be a major player in human trafficking

2010: US State Department releases its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report. Thailand is listed as a “Tier Two Watch List” country, one step above the worst ranking possible in terms of combating human trafficking. The report states: “…the absolute number of victims of severe forms of trafficking is very significant or increasing; there is a failure to provide evidence of increasing efforts to combat severe forms of trafficking in persons…”