publication . Article . 2015

Combating Smuggling in Persons: A Malaysia Experience

Rahim Rohani Abdul; Ahmad Tajuddin Muhammad Afiq bin; Abu Bakar Kamaruddin bin Hj.; Abdul Rahim Mohammad Nizamuddin Bin;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: SHS Web of Conferences, volume 18, page 1,004 (eissn: 2261-2424, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
Malaysia continues to face various challenges derived from the widespread of international migratory movement because of various economic reasons. Malaysia strategic geographical location, in the center of the South East Asian region made the country an attractive destination for human smuggling and trafficking in persons activities. Some of the smuggled persons may end up being trafficked victims base on the definition adopted by Malaysian laws on “trafficked victims”. Malaysia Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007 (Amendment 2010) affords continuous protection for “smuggled turn trafficked” victims. On the other hand, smuggling is...
free text keywords: Law, Location, Stern, Injustice, Government, Political science, Economic growth, National security, business.industry, business, East asian region, Combating, prevention, smuggling in persons, trafficked victims and state security, Social Sciences, H
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