Posted by: BPSOS | August 5, 2008

In the News: BBC Tracks Vietnamese ‘Battered Man’s Desperate Journey’

Tran Nguyen, a victim of desperate poverty, human smugglers, and organized crime.

August 5, 2008: The BBC has just published a well-researched look at the death of a Vietnamese man whose struggle to escape poverty in his homeland drove him into the arms of human smugglers and the UK drug mafia. The story gives an idea of the dimensions and tragedy of poverty in Vietnam, as well as the interface between human trafficking, smuggling, and organized crime. Click here to read the BBC article.

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