Strong State and Free market: Systematic Abuse on Malaysia’s Foreign Workers (對馬來西亞外籍工人受系統性虐待的概述)

Article by Raymond Jian-Xing Lim (岑建興). Abstract: According to Malaysia Home Ministry statistics until 30 June 2017, there are currently 1,781,598 registered foreign workers mainly from Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and India, which most of them are working in manufacturing, services, construction and agriculture industries. These statistics show that Malaysia is highly dependent on foreign labor to fulfill […]

Racialized Migration: Indonesian Fishers on Taiwanese Fishing Vessels (移民族群化:台灣漁船上的印尼漁工)

Article by Jonathan S. Parhusip. Abstract: Illegality and criminal wrongdoing in Taiwan’s fishing industry are well documented and accepted by many parties as isolated incidents. The reality is Taiwan’s fishing industry appears to be strongly linked with some of the most serious crimes, including violence, appalling labor abuses, human trafficking, illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, […]