Tag: abuse

China denies allegations of forced labour at Shanghai prison

China Monday denied allegations that prisoners were being used for forced labour, after a British newspaper reported that a London schoolgirl found a message...

China says it will continue ‘training’ Xinjiang people

China on Monday defended its vast network of re-education camps in Xinjiang and said it would continue "training" residents, following explosive government document leaks...

Employer allegedly forces domestic helper to wash clothes until hands bleed

The friend of a foreign domestic worker shared photos of her friend’s bloody hands, saying the latter was not allowed to use a washing...

Domestic helper jailed for cruelly forcing a chilli padi into a child’s mouth and...

On Monday, December 10, an Indonesian domestic helper was given a six-month jail sentence for serious mistreatment of her seven-year-old charge. When the little...

Woman suddenly fell ill in the middle of court hearing sentencing her for domestic...

In a strange, almost suspicious turn of events, Anita Damu, also known as Shazana Abdullah in court documents, suddenly took ill in the middle...

Maid commits suicide after being locked up for three months straight

Fashion designer Lisa Von Tang took to Facebook over the weekend to bring to light a rather rampant issue – the abuse of domestic...

Cat murdered by laundry dryer shocks Malaysia

On Wednesday, September 12,  Malaysians were confronted by the gruesome news of a pregnant cat found murdered in a dryer of a laundry in...

Employer yells at and humiliates maid in public for giving child a biscuit

A video of an employer yelling at her domestic helper for giving her son a biscuit has made rounds through the Internet and social...

US rights report: 721 deaths in Malaysian prisons!

A US human rights report on Malaysia indicated the country saw a massive number of prisoners dying in Malaysian prisons across the country. The report...

Get real, MOM

By Bernard Pereira Many employers, I suspect, are getting away with blue murder when they misclassify their workers as “Independent Contractors”  instead of “Employees”. The main reason is...