Saturday, September 18, 2021

human trafficking

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.

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