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June 22, 2018

Anti-human trafficking measurers discussed at law enforcement cooperation meeting

A meeting on law enforcement cooperation for action against the trafficking and detention of people in Indonesia was held on 21 and 22 October in Bali, Indonesia.
Led by Police Brig-Gen Win Naing Tun, the Myanmar delegation included officials from the Myanmar Police Force, the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division, the Department of Transnational Crime, the Myanmar Financial Intelligence Unit and the Union Attorney-General’s Office.
The latest anti-human trafficking measurers implemented by authorities in Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia and further cooperation among the participating countries were discussed at the meeting. The attendees also discussed action against human trafficking-related cases, including murder, narcotics smuggling, sharing information about suspects in Thailand and the names and numbers of enslaved Myanmar fishermen who died in Indonesia. The Myanmar delegates discussed the progress of paying compensation for the remaining trafficking victims. Only 205 Myanmar victims out of 783 who returned to Myanmar were given compensation.—Myanmar News Agency


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