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To achieve top tier, stop criminalising trafficking victims, watchdog tells Putrajaya

To achieve top tier, stop criminalising trafficking victims, watchdog tells Putrajaya

June 28, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 ― Malaysia should stop treating human trafficking victims as criminals if it wishes to be promoted to the top tier in the United States’ annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, Amnesty International said today. The human rights watchdog's executive director Shamini Darshini said there are still many issues that Putrajaya needs to address when it comes to human trafficking, despite its status upgrade from Tier 2 Watch List to just Tier 2. "If Malaysia... Read more

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Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail speaks during a press conference at her office in Parliament June 28, 2017. ― Picture by Choo Choy May

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