Tenaganita Speaks for Migrant Workers Rights
Concern for Migrant Workers
In an August Media Statement Tenaganita has expressed concern about the crackdown on Migrant Workers in Malaysia. Tenaganita calls for a moratorium on the arrest of migrants and calls upon the Home Minister to address the fundamental causes that have led to migrants becoming undocumented or trafficked in Malaysia.
The media statement reports, “One of the rising and poorly addressed crimes in Malaysia is trafficking in persons. It is ludicrous therefore to think that arresting migrants who are often the victims of these crimes will address the problem, not least of all because migrants are not trafficking themselves. How will arresting and deporting victims stop the trafficking of persons in Malaysia?” Read more..