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The US has singled out Thailand, Malaysia, The Gambia and Venezuela in their latest State Department report on human trafficking. (Photo via ABC News)

U.S. human trafficking report drops four nations to lowest tier

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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- After several years of what it calls broken promises, the U.S. government has singled out Thailand, Malaysia, The Gambia and Venezuela for taking insufficient action against human trafficking.

In its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, released Friday, the State Department downgraded the four nations to Tier 3, the lowest possible ranking it gives for a country's response to fighting modern-day slavery.

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