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Indonesian rights body condemns migrant workers raid in Nilai Spring

Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has condemned the raid at the migrant settlement in Nilai Spring, Negeri Sembilan, that occurred in the early hours of Feb 1 where 67 undocumented migrants were detained.

They reprimanded the Malaysian Immigration Department for not complying with the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (Cedaw) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

Among the 67 undocumented migrants were children as young as two months, as well as other school-aged children who were being prepared for integration with the Indonesian national school system once they returned home permanently.

Malaysiakini previously reported...

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