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Malaysia: Rights group SUARAM calls on govt. to investigate alleged exploitation of Nepali workers by JCY Intl.

“Protect migrant workers’ rights and stop the exploitation”, 28 August 2014

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) calls on the police and the Ministry of Human Resources to immediately investigate the allegations of inhumane treatment and exploitation of Nepali workers by JCY International Bhd in Kulai following the recent incident of its factory being set on fire. JCY International Bhd must be held accountable if such allegations of ill-treatment and violations of human rights from the Nepali workers are true. While SUARAM does not condone violence, the authorities must address the root-causes of the incident to avoid it from happening again. The basic human rights and labour rights of migrant workers must be protected so that they can work safely and live a dignified life while working in Malaysia…

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