On June 27, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report.
“Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time. It splinters families, distorts global markets, undermines the rule of law, and spurs other transnational criminal activity. It threatens public safety and national security.
“But worst of all, the crime robs human beings of their freedom and their dignity. That’s why we must pursue an end to the scourge of human trafficking.
“Today we take another key step towards that goal. The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report highlights the successes achieved and the remaining challenges before us on this important global issue.” – Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State
This year, Estonia was placed in Tier 2, which is the same ranking as last year.
The full text of the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report is publicly available at http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/