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Indonesia: Cambodia PM requests ambassador to prevent criminal suits vs. trafficked workers on Thai fishing boats

Author: Ven, Rathavong, Published on: 6 November 2017

"Indonesia urged to protect Thai boat migrants", 07 November 2017

Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged Indonesia to help Cambodian migrant workers on Thai fishing boats.

He made the call in a meeting...with the outgoing Indonesian Ambassador Pitono Purnomo.

The Cambodian embassy in Jakarta has rescued many Cambodian workers who were trafficked in Thailand and later arrested for illegally fishing in Indonesian waters.

Mr Hun Sen told the ambassador that Cambodian migrant workers were often forced to work on Thai fishing boats, since they were victims of human trafficking.

He requested Indonesia’s help to stop victims becoming criminalised.

 

 

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