Most of the harvesters are from Indonesia. With the improving wage conditions in their own country, it is becoming more difficult to attract them here. However deforestation is also a big problem. This has been proven over and over again without the pictures of orang utans.Read more
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There was a need for the authorities to address issues faced by stateless children, saying failure to do so
would create more problems in future including child marriage and other forms of exploitation.
Stop “poisonous rhetoric” attacking immigrants as a
security threat, adding that the issue of undocumented children was “particularly striking” in Sabah.
Civil society could have offered alternative solutions for the children pending deportation.
Selling the services of Indonesian migrant workers like they are commodities is actually nothing new, even if there have been protests against them. In Malaysia, there were massive ads on the streets of Kuala Lumpur which promoted ‘Indonesian maids for sale’. In Singapore there were also migrant workers being offered by displaying them in shops. These are clearly not fair and degrading to the dignity of Indonesian migrant worker.
One of the most demeaning and outrageous ads involving Indonesian migrant workers in recent years was published by a robotics firm in Malaysia. The ad, promoting a robot vacuum cleaner, contained the copy “Fire your Indonesian maid” and replace them with the company’s product.
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