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Government faces challenges in protecting migrants

  • Lilian Budianto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, December 1 2010 | 12:56 pm

PREMIUM False documents, irregular placement and the absence of legal protections are among the challenges facing foreign diplomats in their efforts to protect Indonesian migrants, the foreign minister said.

The Indonesian government has come under pressure to prevent recurring migrant abuse, after the latest case of female migrant worker Sumiati in Saudi Arabia.

Some legislators are mulling...