Malaysia considers amending human trafficking law after U.S. report

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad works at his office in Putrajaya, Malaysia June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s new government said on Saturday it is considering amending laws on human trafficking and migrant smuggling just days after the U.S. State Department reported a lack of progress in the country’s efforts to counter trafficking in the past year. The Home Ministry said proposals under discussion focused on protecting victims, […]

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