Home ministry to send report to US on anti-human trafficking efforts
Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin says this will give an actual picture of Malaysia's efforts in this regard, after its Tier Three ranking in the latest US Trafficking in Persons Report.
Malaysia remains at lowest tier of US human trafficking report
The US Department of State says Malaysia does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so.
US places Russia on human trafficking, child soldier lists
The new section also listed other countries with a 'documented 'policy or pattern' of human trafficking,' forced labor in government-affiliated sectors, sexual slavery in government camps or employ or recruit child soldiers.
Weeding out xenophobia at home ministry the solution to forced labour problem, govt told
Lawyers for Liberty says the home ministry must stop its harsh treatment of migrants and commit to conducting significant changes to current migration laws.
Malaysia willing to cooperate with US to tackle forced labour issue, says minister
M Saravanan says the issue has been given priority by the government.
Malaysia added to ‘worst offenders’ list in US trafficking report
It joins countries such as Afghanistan, China, Myanmar and North Korea.
20 people found dead on boat drifting in Caribbean
The islands have been used as a trans-shipment point by human traffickers.
Migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 25 bodies recovered
African migrants continue to make the dangerous trip there in hope of finding work in neighbouring oil-rich states.
Drug gang warfare kills 8 in Rohingya refugee camp
Police say most of those killed were involved in the drug trade or trafficking Rohingya to Malaysia.