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Discrimination against migrant workers in Malaysia


Badarulzaman, Muhammad Hafiz and Ayub, Zainal Amin and Mohamed Yusoff, Zuryati and Abdul Wahab, Harlida (2016) Discrimination against migrant workers in Malaysia. Jurnal Mimbar Hukum, 28 (3). pp. 556-568. ISSN 2443-0994

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Abstract

Migrant workers are often discriminated against in almost every aspect of life.Discrimination against them is due to irrational dislike of them and also negative perception towards them.It is alleged that migrant workers contribute to the crimes hike in Malaysia.Using doctrinal research methodology, this article discusses direct and perceptive discrimination against them. This article concludes that physical discriminations are mostly happened because ineffective enforcement of the law, abuse of powers and human-trafficking problem. Besides, migrant workers have not being major contributor to crime hike.Malaysia should introduce comprehensive migration law and strengthen the monitoring of recruitment agencies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: discrimination, migrant workers, crimes.
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: Mr. Muhammad Hafiz Badarulzaman
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 03:18
Last Modified: 09 May 2017 03:18
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21979

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