Salvation Army rescues trafficked women

The Salvation Army has helped rescue three young women trafficked from Thailand and forced to work in a Sydney brothel.

A Sydney brothel owner has been charged with human trafficking offences following raids by the Australian Federal Police (AFP)…they were tipped off by the Salvation Army, that had learned of the women’s situation and contacted them with suspicions they were being held against their will…

Human Trafficking chief Glyn Lewis said the young victims had been referred to the Australian Red Cross’ trafficking victims program.

“It’s our belief that these women were trafficked from Thailand under sexual exploitation conditions by this brothel owner,” Mr Lewis said in Sydney today.

Read article in Herald Sun here

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