In Malaysia, some immigration officials have been accused of involvement in selling refugees from Myanmar, also known as Burma, to gangs in Thailand.
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Elaine Pearson, deputy director of the Asia division of Human Rights Watch, joins Martin Savidge to discuss the status of the Myanmar refugees in Malaysia and the problem of human trafficking in Asia.
Increasing unemployment and poverty are making people more vulnerable to human traffickers, according to the State Department's annual report on human trafficking released Tuesday. E. Benjamin Skinner of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy discusses modern slavery.