Ending Modern Day Slavery
For an estimated 4 million Burmese migrants in Thailand with few job opportunities, the promise to work on a fishing boat — as a dockworker or in seafood processing facilities — is often too good to pass up. But this industry has some of the worst labor trafficking in the world.
Maids ban set to end this month
“Our maids are still being overworked, either by having to do more than one job or being made to work up to 20 hours a day,” Mr Tola, the executive director of Centre for the Alliance of Labour and Human Rights alleged.
Malaysia bodies refute abuse claims
inspection by the Malaysian Enforcement Agencies Integrity Commission (EAIC) and Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has found allegations that migrant workers –... Read More
Malaysian Government Denies Abuse Claims
Malaysia’s Immigration Department said this week that allegations of severe physical abuse of women at a government-run detention center were false, while... Read More
PM asks Malaysia to take more Cambodian workers
Moeun Tola, executive director at labour rights group Central, said he was “ashamed” of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s comments. “Being prime minister,... Read More