Malaysian police have charged six Burmese migrants with murder, according to Malaysian daily The Star. Eleven Burmese nationals had been held as part of an investigation into the killings of at[…]
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Seventy-one undocumented migrants from Burma were arrested in southern Thailand following a tip-off on Sunday, the Bangkok Post reported. The 55 men and 16 women were found on an oil[…]
Over 100 Burmese migrants return to Burma from Malaysia, after clashes in Kuala Lumpur’s suburbs in the last month left at least four Burmese dead.
Thousands of asylum seekers and refugees who fled Burma face possibility of being returned if mooted ‘swap deal’ goes ahead
Poll finds that more than 80 percent of Thais and Malaysians believe unauthorised migrants do not deserve workplace rights
Nearly 80 migrants still on the run after violence flares at the Lenggeng immigration centre where detainees regularly report poor conditions
Thousands of migrants working on plantations in the flood-stricken south of Thailand as authorities put the death toll at 15
Malaysian human rights defender Charles Hector is facing a $US3.2 million defamation suit from a Japanese company for speaking out on behalf of 31 Burmese migrant workers whose rights had[…]
Malaysia-based Japanese company threatens lawyer defending 31 Burmese migrant workers who claim violation of labour rights
Malaysia deports three Burmese migrants who complained that company broke contract, while an additional two have since gone missing
Hunger strike by Burmese migrants coincides with reports from Amnesty International and the US state department that refugees in Malaysia remain subject to abuses
Malaysia was accused last week of ‘playing volleyball’ with the lives of six trafficked Burmese children, one as young as 10, now being held in a Malaysian detention camp. The[…]
The international human rights group, Amnesty International has released a damning report on Malaysia’s treatment of migrant workers in the country with workers apprently exploited and lured into jobs with false promises.
Burmese migrants facing threats of arrest in Malaysia following US pressure on Kuala Lumpur to eradicate human trafficking
Dec 3, 2009 (DVB), Refugee organisations have welcomed news that around 11,000 Burmese migrants in Malaysia have been granted refugee status by the UN, a move that significantly strengthens their[…]
Oct 8, 2009 (DVB), Nearly 200 Burmese migrant workers in Malaysia have been returned to Burma following a mutual agreement between the two governments, with some reportedly detained upon arrival.[…]
The scourge of Burma’s human trafficking crisis reaches across Southeast Asia, with senior government figures now known to be complicit in a multibillion-dollar industry
May 25, 2009 (DVB), Around 600 Burmese migrants being held in poor conditions in a Malaysian detention centre staged a hunger strike last week in protest against their denial of[…]