[In the news] Rising number of trafficked fishermen alarms Tawi-Tawi authorities -InterAksyon.com

Rising number of trafficked fishermen alarms Tawi-Tawi authorities By: Jake Soriano, VERA Files, InterAksyon.com April 20, 2014 BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi—Tawi-Tawi authorities are alarmed at the growing number of fishermen from the Visayas who end up here after being recruited by human trafficking syndicates to engage in dangerous compressor diving. The latest case involves 13 fishermen rescued…

[In the news] 58 human trafficking victims rescued in Sibugay, Tawi-tawi – InterAksyon.com

58 human trafficking victims rescued in Sibugay, Tawi-tawi Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com MANILA – Fifty-eight potential victims of human trafficking were rescued by elements of the Philippine Center for Transnational Crimes in various operations in Zamboanga Sibugay and Tawi-Tawi last June, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reported Sunday. In a statement, the…