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UAE jails Filipino for 10 years for joining Islamic State

UAE newspapers The National and Gulf News both report that the man was a domestic worker.

We’ll wait for police probe into rape claim, says DAP sec-gen

Lim Guan Eng has asked Perak DAP to prepare a report on the case involving its Tronoh assemblyman.

Court maintains 20-year jail term for couple who caused maid’s death

A five-member Federal Court bench says no error was committed by the earlier panel which amended the charge from murder to causing death.

Tan Sri and wife arrested for abusing their 3 domestic workers

The couple were remanded for nine hours before they were released.

Old couple spared the gallows for death of starving maid

Wiring consultant and wife with breast cancer to serve 20 years' jail each on reduced charge as prosecution failed to prove murder.

Lawyers in shock after Datin who abused maid escapes jail

They want the prosecution to appeal against the decision to sentence Rozita Mohamed Ali to a five-year good behaviour bond.

Have we lost our humanity, asks Santiago

Klang MP Charles Santiago says Malaysians should take heed of Swiss envoy's remark on the lack of an outcry over the death of an Indonesian maid recently.

Indonesia sends diplomatic note on its migrant workers’ rights

Spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir says Jakarta will work with Malaysian authorities to ensure judicial process on Adelina Lisao’s death is conducted properly.

Emotional scene at airport as Adelina’s body arrives home

Spokesperson says family members are distressed to have Adelina Lisao return to her hometown in Indonesia in a coffin after she was taken away to be illegally employed in Malaysia.

Direct hiring exposes maids to abuse, says maid hiring body

They may not have a local contact to call in case of abuse, says Malaysian Association of Foreign Maid Agencies.

MTUC: Why impose levy if foreign workers not protected?

Its secretary-general J Solomon says levies imposed on foreign workers are meant to be used for their protection.

Tenaganita questions light sentence for couple who starved maid to death

Tenaganita director Glorene Das says the lenient punishment sets a bad precedent for potential employers.

Maid claims ‘Datuk Seri’ took RM38,000 in visa scam

Domestic worker from Philippines says man had promised to get visas and work permits for five other people from her country.

Poems highlight love, struggles of migrant workers in Singapore

The aim of the competition was to give migrant workers “a voice and a platform”.

Maid’s undoing with ‘sexy’ shots on Facebook

Woman discovers photos of maid wearing lingerie belonging to her and that the latter had allowed a friend to come to the house, without their knowledge.