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35 foreign women rescued from massage parlours

Posted by jacobo few seconds ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-five women of various nationalities, believed to be victims of human trafficking, were rescued by the police during raids conducted at three massage centres at Platinum Walk, Setapak here last Thursday.

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AGC seeks to speed up maid abuse cases

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago Malaysia
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THE Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) is looking at ways to speed up court cases involving abused foreign workers, including maids, as some wait several months or even years before their complaints are dealt with in court.

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Change attitudes about migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: There are over 3 million migrant workers in Malaysia who play a vital role in the local economy.

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Malaysia offers illegal Indonesians safe passage home

Posted by jacobo 25 days ago Malaysia
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After four boats carrying illegal Indonesian immigrants capsized within the last two months, Malaysian authorities have decided to offer such workers a safe return home without prosecution.

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Umno cronies ripping off foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 28 days ago Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s policy on foreign workers is fraught with Umno crony recruitment agencies ripping off millions of ringgit from foreign workers, Johor DAP deputy chairman S Ramakrishnan said today.

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Malaysia imposes curfew in Sabah waters

Posted by jacobo 28 days ago Malaysia
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Following incidents of kidnapping, Malaysia has imposed a 14-day curfew in the waters off Sabah as part of its efforts to strengthen security measures in the area.

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Illegal workers lost in Malaysia sinking

Posted by jacobo 36 days ago Malaysia
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At least two people died and 18 were missing after an overloaded fishing boat carrying about 80 illegal workers from Indonesia capsized off peninsular Malaysia's Johor state.

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Doubts over human trafficking claims

Posted by jacobo 48 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign prostitutes and migrant workers who claimed to be victims of human trafficking are just trying to avoid prosecution and get a free pass home, said MCA Public Service and Complaints Department chief Datuk Seri Michael Chong.

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