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Trafficking Captives in Thailand Tell

Posted by jaypee 6 days ago Thailand
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AS INTERNATIONAL concern mounts over human trafficking, the leader of a group of men, women and children who have been held captive for seven months in Thailand has made a desperate plea for help.

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Thailand must stop scapegoating migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 4 days ago Thailand
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Last Tuesday, a pre-trial hearing was held for two fresh-faced young Burmese men who stand accused of the brutal early morning slayings in September of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, on the diving paradise island of Koh Tao.

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Amnesty slams ‘abuse’ of migrant workers in S. Korea

Posted by jaypee 4 days ago Republic of Korea
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SEOUL – Migrant farm workers in South Korea have become victims of rampant abuse under a “shameful” work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published Monday.

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365 overstayers nabbed in Riyadh raids

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh police on Friday arrested 365 foreigners overstaying their visas in the second operation in a week.

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Amnesty Criticizes South Korea’s Migrant Labor Program -

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Republic of Korea
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Amnesty International on Monday slammed South Korea’s migrant worker scheme for allegedly allowing exploitation and abuse of workers, claims the South Korean government rejected.

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South Korea Must End 'Rampant Abuse' of Migrant Farm Workers

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Republic of Korea
http://time.com —

South Korea’s farming industry is rife with exploitation of migrant labor, according to a report by Amnesty International released Monday, which alleges violence, squalid housing, excessive working hours, no regular rest days and mandatory unpaid overtime.

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DoE gives employers 11 days for illegal migrant workers to be registered

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Thailand
http://thainews.prd.go.th —

BANGKOK, 20 October 2014 (NNT) – The Department of Employment (DoE) has reminded business operators that they have only 11 days left to have their migrant workers properly registered.

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Sabahan youth "at risk of being slaves to migrants", says state minister - Nation

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

KOTA KINABALU: Sabahan youths are at risk of becoming slaves to immigrants in their own land in future if the current dependency on foreign labour continues to increase.

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