Migrant workers ‘not criminals or animals to be tagged’, says rights group

Aminah Farid

Tenaganita questions if the government is starting an outcast system by suggesting that migrant workers wear wristbands. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 21, 2020.

PUTRAJAYA’S suggestion to make migrant workers wear wristbands in order to identify and track them is a clear attempt of criminalisation of migrant workers, said migrant rights group Tenaganita. 

Its executive director Glorene Das said the move by the government could not be tolerated or accepted. 

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