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Moving Forward With Challenges In Migration Issues

Thomas Daniel, Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy and Security Studies Programme, ISIS Malaysia | Khor Yu Leng, Political Economist, Segi Enam Advisors

07-Jul-21 18:00

Moving Forward With Challenges In Migration Issues

COVID-19 has complicated migration, with a pause being put on migrant labour flows, and concerns about how this could worsen the problem of human trafficking. First, we find out how the pandemic has affected migration trends in the region. Then, we discuss Malaysia's downgrade to Tier 3 in the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report, and how this affects businesses. And finally, we hear what it’s like for migrants here in our country.

Image Source: John Salvino, Unsplash

Produced by: Loo Juosie, Kelvin Yee, Azlyna Mohd Noor

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  Evening EditionInside StoryMigrationMigrant WorkersForced LabourHuman TraffickingMigrant RightsForeign WorkersLabour ExploitationCovid-19PandemicGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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