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YEN THANH, Vietnam (Reuters) - The majority of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were likely from Vietnam, a community leader from the rural, rice-growing community where many of the victims are believed to have come from told Reuters on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they had arrested two more people over the deaths of 39 people found in a truck, believed to be Chinese nationals, on suspicion of human trafficking and manslaughter.
GRAYS, England (Reuters) - Police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a truck near London said they had arrested three more suspects on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking amid signs that some of the dead may be Vietnamese.
GRAYS, England (Reuters) - British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.
PUTRAJAYA: After discovering a serious breach of security at the Perlis-Thailand border due to enforcement personnel being on the take, graft investigators want to know how rampant corruption is at the Kedah and Kelantan border.Investigators from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) received data to help probe allegations that some border security personnel stationed at Padang Besar are receiving money from smugglers to allow them to hand over goods illegally to their counterparts in Thailand.Chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said the discovery would help MACC’s efforts in fighting corruption, adding that the data received dated from 2017 up to May this year.
TORONTO (Reuters) - More than 300 charges have been laid and 31 arrests made in a multi-province human trafficking criminal investigation, Canadian police said on Wednesday.
BANGKOK: Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to compensate victims in more than 99% of cases in recent years, fuelling fears that many survivors could be re-trafficked, data obtained exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed.
Taipei: As many as 40 Indonesians have fallen victim to an alleged human trafficking scheme in which scholarships and job opportunities were offered in Taiwan, the National Police have said.
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Delhi is set to become the first Indian city to fully implement a law that protects street vendors against the threat of eviction, authorities in the capital said on Thursday, five years after the landmark legislation was first introduced.
PETALING JAYA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has welcomed Malaysia’s renewed commitment to reducing and preventing statelessness in the country, in line with a global action plan to end statelessness by 2024.