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Latest update : 2012-07-19

Is the Thai government turning a blind eye to modern slavery?

Of the hundreds of thousands of Burmese migrants arriving in Thailand looking for work and a better life, not all of them are lucky enough to succeed. Too many are caught in the net of human traffickers and sold into slavery, ending up on fishing boats or on construction sites. There's no protection for them, least of all when they fall sick and need help the most. The Thai government stands accused of doing nothing about these allegations of human rights abuse.

By Pierre Vaireaux , Cyril PAYEN

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2016-12-02 Europe

Video: Far-right at the gates of power in Austria

On Sunday, far-right candidate Norbert Hofer gets a second shot at becoming Austrian president. The tight election he lost in May was annulled by the constitutional court due to...

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2016-12-01 Middle East

Iraq: Embedded with Shiite militias fighting to retake town of Tal Afar

Our reporters in Iraq have been following Shiite militias who are fighting alongside the regular army. Their current mission is to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul,...

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2016-11-30 France

Suspects under house arrest in France protest their innocence

France’s state of emergency imposed in the wake of last November’s terror attacks is still in place today. The measure gives police and state officials special powers to take...

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2016-11-29 Europe

What is the secret behind Germany's baby boom?

For almost ten years, Germany has been trying to boost its low birth rate by implementing one of the world's most expensive family policies. These measures are beginning to show...

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2016-11-28 Europe

Video: Detention centres for migrants slammed as 'Spanish Guantanamos'

In this edition we’re reporting on detention centres in Spain, where illegal immigrants are held while the authorities try to organise their deportation. Critics are calling the...

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