August 20, 2016

Trafficked workers return from Indonesia

Myanmar migrant workers arrive back home.

A total of 105 Myanmar migrant workers in Ambon Island of Indonesia were returned to their homeland on Sunday, an official reported.
Chief of Police Major General Zaw Win, who serves as the secretary of the Central Body for the Suppression of Trafficking in Persons (CBTIP), oversaw arrangements for the men to be accommodated at a monastery in Kyimyindaing Township in Yangon.
The men will be returned to their homes after they have been questioned by authorities, who are investigating the circumstances surrounding the events that led to them being trafficked.
Of the migrants, 26 are from Taninthayi Region, 26 are from Mon State, 14 from Ayeyawady Region, 12 from Rakhine State, 10 from Yangon Region, eight from Bago Region, three from Mandalay and three from Shan State, two from Magway Region and one from Kachin State.


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