Human Trafficking in Laos

In 2011, police and law enforcement officials investigated 49 cases of suspected human trafficking in Laos. The investigations involved 69 alleged offenders and prosecutors were able to obtain 37 criminal convictions in court.

In 2010, criminal justice programs in Laos investigated 33 cases of human trafficking and obtained 33 criminal convictions.

Source:  “20 Held for Girls’ Smuggling,” Radio Free Asia, November 20, 2012.