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Migrant workers and human rights in Southeast Asia

Guest, Donna (2010) Migrant workers and human rights in Southeast Asia. International Affairs at LSE (19 Oct 2010). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Amnesty International has focused on migrant rights in Malaysia and Thailand, two main receiving countries of migrant workers in Southeast Asia. The vast majority of migrant workers in Thailand are from Myanmar, some of whom are also potentially refugees fleeing from persecution. Thailand also receives a significant number of migrant workers from Cambodia and Laos. Malaysia hosts migrants from many countries, including the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Myanmar. Many of the latter are also potential refugees. Migrant workers suffer from a wide range of abuses in receiving countries, from their employers, recruiting agents, and the security forces.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ideas/
Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Collections > International Affairs at LSE Blog
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 14:04
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/83059

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