21 Sep '13, 5pm

"Why are foreign workers like Pervez treated so badly? Why are case resolution procedures so shabbily...

The parliamentary question and answer goes on at length about international co-operation to stamp out human trafficking. There is the implicit assumption that trafficking mainly has women and children as victims. As Pervez’s case shows, we ought to pay closer attention to all the trafficking-like behaviour that goes on right under our noses, involving labour extracted from foreign workers with a degree of compulsion. In terms of the number of victims, quasi-trafficking for labour dwarfs trafficking for the sex and drug trades. We have perhaps 700,000 male migrant workers here. Even if one in ten find themselves in situations like Pervez’s, that’s 70,000 victims. Iswaran reeled off four P’s: Prevention of the crime, Prosecution of perpetrators, Protection of victims, and Partnerships with foreign agencies. Take a look at Pervez’s case again. Any sign of even a single P? One...

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