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Exposed - 'trade' in Bangladeshi workers, slave-like work conditions

Kaler Kantho & Malaysiakini
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SPECIAL REPORT | Bangladeshi workers are passed around from employer to employer without their consent in a trade that places them in slave-like conditions despite seemingly tight regulations, investigations by Bangladeshi media Kaler Kantho and Malaysiakini have discovered.

Interviews with more than 100 workers, agents and companies have unearthed the existence of a scheme which ensnares the workers the moment they get off the plane at KLIA.

The workers are recruited by Bangladeshi labour recruitment firms and sign contracts with companies in Malaysia that are to be their employers...

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