AICHR representative Eric Paulsen laments the 'xenophobic' attitude towards migrant workers, especially during festive seasons where they are portrayed as 'taking over' the city.
Thailand's crackdown on exploitation and slavery will only succeed if its neighbours step up and adopt anti-trafficking laws, said a labour rights activist.
Ketheeswaran M Kanagaratnam and Vivienne Ketheeswaran are accused of exploiting their domestic workers for the purposes of forced labour from October 2012 to March this year.
The NGOs want women and children refugees to be sheltered in homes or centres instead of being placed in detention centres.
This comes after state authorities sent home dozens of children who were found to be non-orphans and closed down the centre.
Top Glove says it is not aware of its labour suppliers charging exorbitant fees to migrant workers and will probe the matter.
Anti-slavery certification schemes or codes of conduct are often sub-standard and fail to combat worker exploitation.
Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, the UN Special Rapporteur on exploitation of children, presents her preliminary findings.
The group of former prominent civil servants says states are not obliged to follow a fatwa but everyone will have to abide by a federal law prohibiting the marriage of underaged girls.
Because of how easily they can be exploited, certain rules of football need to be changed.
The spat reveals the many challenges faced by East Malaysians, who have little choice but to accept the meagre pickings offered to them.
Isma president Abdullah Zaik Abdul Rahman advises men to lower their gaze in the presence of women and realise that God is watching them.
Husband and wife plead not guilty but will appear in two more courts this week on similar charges of exploiting teenagers for forced labour.
29-year-old man made 170 local and foreign women work 16 hours a day, seven days a week.
Undocumented workers in Malaysia face terrible working conditions, are exploited by their bosses, discriminated against by locals, and preyed upon by policemen, says report in The Guardian.
Jagat Singh is said to have been working in a hotel in Malaysia, but when he wanted to return to his country, his passport was taken away.
The termination comes in the wake of an exposé on working conditions of Samsung’s migrant workers in Malaysia.
Australian daily reports tales of low wages and squalid workers housing
The foreigners, including a baby, were forced to beg in Ipoh, Taiping and Kuala Kangsar.
IGP Khalid Abu Bakar says police have rescued 17 women and children from syndicate.