Government Must Take the Exploitation of Migrant Workers Seriously
Adrian Pereira, Director, North South Initiative
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On the 10th of April, 226 workers from Bangladesh and Nepal were rescued from horrible living conditions at a transit home in Negeri Sembilan. The Human Resource Minister, V. Sivakumar conducted a spot check at a dormitory in Nilai after receiving information from the Bangladeshi Embassy. According to reports, the dormitory was a converted shop lot housing these 200-plus workers.
Adrian Pereira, a migrant and labour rights activist and researcher, and the Director of the North-South Initiative, joins us to discuss.
Image Credit: Hafiz Johari / Shutterstock.com
Produced by: Dashran Yohan
Presented by: Dashran Yohan
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