Last Saturday, August 2, 2014, in Prachinburi province, AAT were able to rescued 40 women and girls, who were #trafficked from #sexual #exploitation, from 5 karaoke bars/brothels and one hotel. Of this number, 31 are Laotian nationalities and 9 are Thai citizens. We were also able to arrest 7 suspects, who are owners, traffickers, and workers of karaoke bars and a hotel. At present, the case is under the process of interviewing and investigation.
The operation was made together with 12 Military Circle, Department of Special Investigation (DSI), Prachinburi Provincial Social Development and Human Security Office, Bureau of Anti-Trafficking in Women and Children, and the Labor Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN)
This rescue operation was implemented as the extended result from the recent rescue operation in neighboring province, Chachoengsao, in June 2014 (Rescue of 18 Laotians trafficked).
Photos of the rescue operation (Aug 2)