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Poor protection blamed for repeated abuses of migrant workers

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, December 22 2012 | 09:25 am

PREMIUM Indonesian migrant workers will always be vulnerable unless the government imposes strict policies to protect them throughout the whole process — from recruitment until their return from overseas employment.

When it was first reported that Satinah, a migrant worker from Ungaran, Semarang, Central Java, was to face the death penalty for killing her Saudi Arabian employer, the state’s res...