Singapore vows ‘strong’ action on labour trafficking after first conviction

Migrant shipyard workers return to their dormitories after a day's work in Singapore April 4, 2017. Picture taken April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Singapore warned on Tuesday that it would take “strong” action against labour trafficking after an Indian couple was found guilty of exploiting migrant women, the first such conviction in the affluent city-state. The two Indian nationals were convicted for exploiting three Bangladeshi women they recruited to dance at nightclubs […]

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