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Rights activists say Vietnamese trafficking victims forced to grow marijuana in Europe

By Rachel Browne | Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:59 AM

TORONTO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Vietnamese grandmother doing time in an Irish prison is the face of a recent trend in human trafficking, human rights activists say.

She was lured from her rural village in Vietnam in 2012 with promises of a good job in Europe taking care of children. Instead she became a virtual prisoner, starved and forced to work as a gardener tending marijuana in a house ...

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