Malaysia upgrade in Trafficking in Persons report compromises fight against human trafficking, Malaysian Bar Association.
Malaysia’s 2007 Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act—amended in 2010 and again in 2015—prohibits all forms of human trafficking and prescribes
United States Department of State, 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report - Malaysia, 27 July 2015, available at: http
Malaysia’s 2007 Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act—amended in 2010 and again in 2015—prohibits
The 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report has recently come under fire for upgrading the rankings of Malaysia and Cuba. Speculation about the political motives behind these seemingly unwarranted upgrades has highlighted broader challenges plaguing the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking...
The United States is facing criticism after it removed Cuba and Malaysia from the US State Department’s list of the countries categorically failing to respond to widespread human trafficking. Both countries have been upgraded from tier 3 in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons report...
As you know, there was significant disappointment at the recent upgrade of Malaysia in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report expressed by a wide array of civil society actors in the United States, Malaysia, and beyond.
View all Asia, Migration & Trafficking Reports. U.S. Trafficking in Persons Report Upgrades Malaysia. July 27, 2015.
The Trafficking in Persons Report, or TIP Report, is an annual report issued by the U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. It ranks governments based on their perceived efforts to acknowledge and combat human trafficking.
and July 27, 2015 regarding the State Department’s decision to classify Malaysia as a Tier 2 Watch List country in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.