Lawyers group calls for RCI on Wang Kelian cover-up


Forensic workers exhuming the body of a human trafficking victim at a human trafficking camp located near the Malaysia - Thailand border in Wang Kelian, Perlis on May 25, 2015. Lawyers for Liberty is calling for an RCI to investigate an alleged cover up of human trafficking activities there. – The Malaysian Insight pic, December 20, 2017.

A ROYAL commission of inquiry needs to be convened to investigate allegations of a police cover-up of human trafficking and mass killings along the Perlis-Thai border in 2015, legal rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) said.

Its executive director, Eric Paulsen, said the exposé by English daily The New Straits Times today confirmed civil society’s suspicion that local authorities have been in cahoots with human traffickers.


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