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Asean MPs urge govts to protect migrants from Covid-19 surge

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Modified 21 Jul 2021, 10:15 am

Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) has urged the Thai and Malaysian governments to halt discriminatory practices against migrant workers in the Covid-19 pandemic, as it is counterproductive to recovering from the ongoing health crisis.

“While we are all affected by the pandemic, governments are excluding migrant workers from their social and public health policies in their response, leaving them behind and struggling to survive.

“We will never recover from this health crisis...

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