ADHOC cooperates with the Cambodian Embassy in Malaysia to recue two migrant workers (age 33 and 26) from Prey Veng Province became migrant workers through the recruitment of 168 Manpower Supply Co, LTD on 22 July 2015, who smuggled them via Thailand to Malaysia. When both women learned that Manpower Supply sold them they fled. The Malaysian police arrested them both and imprisoned them in Malaysia.
Both victims’ families approached ADHOC’s Prey Veng office and sought assistance. ADHOC central office intervened with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Cambodian Embassy in Malaysia in order to rescue both victims. Due to successful cooperation both victims will return to Cambodia on 22 February 2016 at 4pm.
For more information contact:
Mrs. Chhan Sokunthea, head of Women’s and Children’s Rights Section of ADHOC