Nicolas Lainez is a research associate at the Southeast Asia Centre in Paris, France. His research areas include debt, credit, migration, trafficking and sex work in Vietnam.
The debts of undocumented Vietnamese migrants in Europe
Debt and trafficking were used to explain why 39 Vietnamese migrants were found dead in a lorry in Essex, but whom...
Traffickers, cybergangs and paedophiles: a genuine threat or a fuzzy narrative surrounding displaced Rohingya?
Claims that Rohingya women and children are at risk of being trafficked for labour and sexual exploitation simplify...
Modern Vietnamese slaves in the UK: are raid and rescue operations appropriate?
The arbitrary and controversial categorisation of people as modern slaves in need of rescue does not reflect the...