Memory of Wang Kelian victims must spur fight against human trafficking

Source: Aliran

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Two years after the discovery of mass graves in a village in Kedah, the Malaysian Consultative Council of Muslim Organisations (Mapim) and the Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign held a memorial there.

Two years ago, the Malaysian police announced the discovery of 139 grave sites in 28 detention camps used by human traffickers, found in the jungles of Perlis in Malaysia.
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NGO: Police should go after the big fish involved in Wang Kelian human trafficking deaths

Source: The Star Online

ALOR SETAR: Two years after 106 bodies of human trafficking victims were exhumed in Wang Kelian, Perlis, the Malaysian Consul­tative Council of Islamic Organisation (Mapim) has expressed its dismay that only four people were charged in court over the matter.

Its president Mohd Azmi Abdul Hamid said more could be done by the authorities as he believed those charged in court could be just the ikan bilis (small fry).

“The authorities should go after the big fish as some of the trafficked victims had furnish­ed the authorities with details about who were involved. Read more

Sukarelawan misi ‘Food Flotilla For Myanmar’ selamat kembali

Source: Utusan Malaysia

Misi tiba ke tanah air

KETIBAAN para sukarelawan misi kemanusiaan Food Flotilla For Myanmar disambut oleh Menteri Pertahanan, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein di Jeti Boustead Cruise Centre, Pelabuhan Klang, hari ini. – Pic taken from Utusan Online

KLANG 3 Feb. – Misi kemanusiaan Malaysia Food Flotilla For Myanmar anjuran Kelab Putera 1Malaysia (KP1M) dan Majlis Perundingan Pertubuhan Islam Malaysia (Mapim) selamat kembali ke tanah air selepas 20 hari menjayakan misi bantuan kepada etnik Rohingya.

Ketibaan Kapal Nautical Aliya yang membawa 230 sukarelawan pada pukul 10 pagi disambut Menteri Pertahanan, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein di Jeti Boustead Cruise Centre, Pelabuhan Klang, di sini.

Sepanjang tempoh tersebut, Nautical Aliya yang membawa 2,200 tan bekalan makanan, ubat-ubatan serta pakaian merentasi Laut Andaman untuk ke Myanmar dan Bangladesh. – UTUSAN ONLINE