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Govt considers amending human trafficking laws after US report

The home ministry says proposals under discussion are focused on protecting victims by giving them more freedom of movement and work, and introducing stiffer penalties for traffickers.

US to downgrade Malaysia in annual human trafficking report

Malaysia will drop back to Tier 2 Watch List which denotes countries that deserve special scrutiny.

Tier 1 in trafficking report not possible without immigration reform

Malaysia does not comply with international standards to fight human trafficking, nor does it have the political will to curb 'insider syndicates'.

US brands China as among worst human trafficking offenders

Malaysia moves up to Tier 2, up from the Tier 2 Watch List last year, to be among nations making significant efforts to comply.

Zahid: US taken note of efforts to strengthen laws

DPM says 2016 US human trafficking report mentions initiative taken by the government to provide employment to victims of human trafficking in the hotel industry.