The Transformative Power of Education

AIM School has transformed the community of Svay Pak from a place that’s known for selling children to a place where many kids are now learning, thriving, and growing. Soon, our new building will allow us to more than triple our total student count, and even the skyline of the city will change with its [...]

Video: AIM’s New School

As children in the United States prepare to head back to school, the staff and students at AIM School in Cambodia are giddy with excitement. The new AIM School building is in the final stages of construction! Soon we’ll be putting the finishing touches on the interior rooms, and we expect to be teaching our [...]

Seven Rescued in Major Brothel Raid

The AIM SWAT Team recently received information that there were several children being sold for sex at a location in Phnom Penh that was fronting as a massage parlor. The team quickly launched a surveillance operation to confirm the tip. At around 7 PM on Thursday, July 5 th, officers from the Phnom Penh Department [...]

Arrest Made in Malaysia Labor Trafficking Case

In April, a young woman managed to escape an exploitative labor trafficking situation in Malaysia and was repatriated to Cambodia. The Siem Reap Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police (AHTJPP) and AIM SWAT Officers have been investigating the case since that time. During the afternoon of Tuesday, June 19th officers from both organizations arrested a [...]

Update: 3 Child Sex Traffickers Sentenced to Prison!

Last October, we told you about AIM SWAT busting a child sex trafficking ring in Phnom Penh. The group was involved in some of the worst kind of trafficking we see - selling the virginity of young girls. At the time, a 15-year old victim we had rescued in a previous raid helped the AIM SWAT Team [...]

China Bride Assists in Arrest of Trafficker

Earlier this year, a victim of China bride trafficking managed to escape and return to Cambodia. She reported her story to police, and a case was opened to try to locate and arrest her traffickers. On Tuesday, May 22nd, officers from the Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police (AHTJPP), together with AIM SWAT [...]

Rescue to Recovery: 3 Women Saved from a Brothel Start New Jobs at AEC

After receiving a tip that minors were being sold for sex at a brothel fronting as a massage parlor in central Phnom Penh, the Phnom Penh Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police (AHTJPP) and AIM SWAT began a covert surveillance operation of the location. The joint investigation confirmed the information so officers of [...]

Strike Out Slavery with Agape International Missions

For the second year in a row, Major League Baseball teams, players and fans are coming together to combat human trafficking around the world in an initiative called Strike Out Slavery. Agape International Missions has been selected as one of nine anti-trafficking partners who are leading the fight on modern day slavery and will benefit [...]

Two Vietnamese Youth Rescued in Cross-Border Trafficking Raid

At around 9 AM on Wednesday, April 25th, Officers of the Phnom Penh Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police (AHTJPP) together with AIM SWAT Officers executed a raid at a massage parlor in central Phnom Penh. The raid followed a 2-month long surveillance operation after receiving information about a child sex trafficking criminal organization that was recruiting and transporting young girls from Vietnam to Cambodia to be sold for sex. During the raid, 2 Vietnamese women who were engaged on the Cambodian side of the trafficking operation were arrested, and 2 young minors were rescued.

Two Women Rescued from China Trafficking in Impromptu Raid

At around 9 AM on Tuesday, April 24th, the AIM SWAT Team investigators were having a team meeting at a local café when they noticed 3 Chinese men with 3 Khmer women at a nearby table. Two of the women appeared very poor while the third seemed more affluent. Suspicious of this situation, members of the team situated themselves closer to the group and overheard negotiations between the affluent Khmer woman to send the other two women to China with the men.

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