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AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria,

China's downgrade is to be announced Tuesday at the State Department when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson unveils the annual Trafficking in Persons Report to Congress, said the officials, who weren't authorized to comment publicly ahead of the announcement and demanded anonymity. Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and senior adviser, planned to attend the ceremony.

The determination marks the first major, public rebuke of China's human...