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Rohingya Refugee Voices Amplify Across Southeast Asia

BANGKOK — The 2017 Rohingya humanitarian crisis caused by Myanmar is not only affecting Bangladesh, which has taken in 740,000 refugees, but it’s also causing strife in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. Despite Myanmar’s alleged attempts at repatriation, Rohingya have stayed put

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Thailand’s War On Sex Tourism – CBC The World This Weekend

PATTAYA, Thailand – Thai authorities are cracking down on the commercial sex industry. The country’s tourism minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangku, said she wants to stop human trafficking, especially of women and children. Prostitution is visible everywhere in Thailand, from massage parlours to

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Nepal’s Daughters on CBC Radio One The World This Weekend

April’s Nepal earthquake killed thousands. And made many vulnerable to exploitation. Adam Bemma at 6loc/7atl CBC R1 — CBC WorldThisWeekend (@CBCTWTW) October 25, 2015 KATHMANDU, Nepal – April and May’s twin earthquakes shook Nepal, devastating most of the Kathmandu

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