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16 September 2002

Indentured in America: Ruthless trade of the 'body brokers' [USA]

Author: Walter F. Roche Jr. & Willoughby Mariano, Baltimore Sun

Recruiters: Shrewd operators match out-of-work islanders and hard-to-fill jobs - and profit handsomely in the bargain.

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15 September 2002

Indentured in America: Ruthless trade of the 'body brokers' [USA]

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15 September 2002

Indentured in America: Trapped in servitude far from their homes [USA]

Author: Walter F. Roche Jr. & Willoughby Mariano, Baltimore Sun

Lured by promises, Pacific Islanders come in search of education and employment, but instead find poverty, misery and threats.

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13 September 2002

Helping to reunite families while slowing AIDS [South Africa]

Author: Business Day [South Africa]

Faced with post-apartheid laws that no longer favour migrant labour and with HIV infection rates estimated at 25% to 30% of their workers, many SA mining companies are working to replace crowded, all-male hostels with low-cost family housing.

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4 September 2002

Former Malaysian Deputy PM Anwar Ibrahim: Stop the Canning of Indonesian Workers!

Author: Tempo [Indonesia]

Former Malaysian Prime Minister (PM) Deputy Anwar Ibrahim has criticized the Malaysian government’s decision to repatriate Indonesian illegal workers.

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3 September 2002

Filipino team probes Malaysian camps

Author: BBC News

A delegation from the Philippines has begun inspecting Malaysian detention centres accused of inhumanely treating Filipino migrants.

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3 September 2002

Stranded migrant workers 'selling their babies' [Malaysia]

Author: Ananova

Aid workers say Indonesian migrant workers fleeing Malaysia are selling their babies in a desperate bid to raise money.

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1 September 2002

Fury at Malaysian expulsions

Author: John Aglionby, Observer [UK]

Deportations halted after 300,000 migrant workers flee threat of caning and imprisonment - Malaysia's Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has temporarily halted the deportation of hundreds of thousands of illegal migrants to the Philippines and Indonesia...

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1 September 2002

Stranded migrant workers 'selling their babies' [Malaysia]

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31 August 2002

Guangdong Federation of Trade Unions Declared Migrant Workers' Organisation in Zhejiang Illegal [China]

Author: China Labour Bulletin

On July 10, 2002, Nanfang Dushibao in Guangdong ran a commentary, applauding the setting up of an autonomous migrant workers’ organisation in the coastal province of Zhejiang…the article pointed out that Guangdong Province hosts the largest number of...

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