By YuSie Rundkvist Chou and Josefin Berglund, TV4Nyheterna
Sweden has become a default country for traffickers who want to bring young Thai women for prostitution in Europe.
“These women have actually sought a visa to come to Sweden, but they have never come here,” said Kajsa Wahlberg at the National Police to TV4Nyheterna.
One of the main police traficking experts tells TV4Nyheterna that the Swedish visa procedures to facilitate trade with Thai girls.
Traveling in the EU
We have received reports from other countries in Europe that Thai women who are exploited in brothels where most have entered the EU as a visa issued at the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok, “said Kajsa Wahlberg, police inspector at the National Police, to TV4Nyheterna.
The visa to the Swedish embassy issued a so-called Schengen visa. It justifies not only for entry to Sweden, but for all the 25 countries of the Schengen area.
“These women have actually sought a visa to come to Sweden, but they have never come here,” said Kajsa Wahlberg.
Sweden generously back
According to Wahlberg is this above all that we Swedes percentage rises very much for Thailand. Therefore, Sweden wants to be generous back and, in principle, the Thais who want to visit Sweden also allowed to do so.
It is perfectly possible to issue visas only to Sweden, but it is rarely done. And neither the Foreign Ministry or the Justice Department say they know the problem with the Swedish visa facilitates trafficking.