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Muhyiddin gets brickbats over statement on refugees

Don't talk about protection after deportation of Turkish family, says Amnesty.

Tenaganita, Taylor’s University embark on joint programme

Undergrads to be accepted for one-year placement with civil society group.

Admit that Malaysians get trafficked too, Putrajaya told

Tenaganita speaks of girls sold overseas as sex workers and other victims sent to western countries as underpaid farm workers.

NGO selar kerajaan nafi hak pelarian untuk bekerja

Ia susulan Menteri Sumber Manusia M Kula Segaran mengatakan Putrajaya belum membuat keputusan mengenai persoalan itu.

Focus on 5Ps in fight against human trafficking, say NGOs

A report calls on the government to focus on policy, prosecution, protection, partnership and prevention

Court sides with forced labour victims over unpaid wages

High Court rules an undocumented domestic worker has the right to pursue her claim for unpaid wages.

Kenapa ada pendatang mahu diseludup ke Malaysia?

Pendatang tanpa pendidikan sangat terdedah kepada eksploitasi penyeludup.

Why some migrants are willing to be smuggled into Malaysia

An activist says legal entry is too costly and involves too much red tape.

Rights group links human trafficking to weak governance

Tenaganita says there's no monitoring mechanism to ensure that laws, policies and procedures are well enforced.

Upah semula pendatang tanpa dokumen, bukan bawa masuk pekerja baru, kata...

Langkah membawa masuk pekerja asing bagi memenuhi keperluan tenaga buruh yang hanya akan menguntungkan orang tengah.

Time to clean up detention centres, says Tenaganita

Following another death in custody, the civil society group says the government must look into the conditions at detention centres and how detainees are treated.

Deported Filipinos claim they were treated like animals at detention centre

A Filipino NGO says some of the women deportees claimed they were badly treated by Malaysian immigration officials.

Muhyiddin defends detention of Filipino kids by immigration

The home minister says the authorities cannot leave the children unsupervised in the event the adults are detained.

Tenaganita slams decision to continue holding babies in detention centre

The civil society group rubbishes the immigration detention centre's claim it has no knowledge of deportation order on two Filipino toddlers.

Petisyen tuntut keadilan atas kematian pembantu rumah Indonesia dilancar

Petisyen itu ditujukan kepada peguam negara, menteri sumber manusia dan menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri.

Same old plan to tackle issue of undocumented migrants won’t work,...

Tenaganita says a more holistic approach must include a comprehensive programme to weed out perpetrators and clean up the enforcement agencies.

Prioritise new law on domestic workers, Tenaganita tells govt

Its executive director Glorene A Das also questions how changing the word 'maid' to 'employee' in the current Employment Act will guarantee the protection of domestic workers.

Detained Cambodian teen released, reunited with family

Brought to Malaysia when she was 14, she worked for two years without pay and then was kept in a detention centre in Penang.

Pelajar undang-undang guna wang hadiah hari jadi bantu NGO

Nithiyah Tamilwanan menyumbang wang sebanyak RM900 yang diterima sebagai hadiah hari jadi kepada Tenaganita.

Law student donates RM900 birthday money to Tenaganita

Nithiyah Tamilwanan says she was impressed with the civil society group's work on human rights issues.

Protect Cambodian girl, don’t place her in detention centre, says Tenaganita

With credible allegations of abuse, torture and degrading treatment of those held there, the civil society group says the detention of a child in such a place goes against international norms.

Tenaganita dubious over Wang Kelian RCI

The government is urged to give details of how the probe will be conducted given the likelihood of a lack of witnesses.

Protect foreign victims of human trafficking too, Putrajaya told

Activists says under current practice, even newborn babies are sent to detention camps.

Expert raises concern over ignorance about paedophilia

USM's Mohd Taufik Mohammad says parents must familiarise themselves with the issue and teach children not to speak to strangers.