28 Jun '11, 12am

Singapore and Philippines removed from US human trafficking watch list

Singapore and Philippines removed from US human trafficking watch list

The report 'embodies the United States' continued dedication to fighting traffickers no matter where they may be, because fighting slavery and standing up for human rights is part of our national identity,' Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote in a forward to the report. --PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON - THE United States on Monday removed the Philippines and Singapore from a human trafficking watchlist that had drawn concerns from the close allies, but it still reported persistent abuses around Asia. The State Department's annual Trafficking in Persons Report has become increasingly sensitive for South-east Asian governments, which face a cutoff of US assistance if they are found to be unresponsive in fighting trafficking. The latest report elevated the Philippines, Singapore and Laos off the watchlist to so-called Tier 2, which means that the countries do not fully meet stan...

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