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Schooling for Migrant Children

Close to half a million Indonesians go to work in Malaysia every year, according to data from the National Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNPPTKI). Many bring along their families to work at sites which are often located in remote areas, far from life's basic…

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Volunteer Teaching in Sarawak

A non-government organization sends volunteer teachers to educate children of Indonesian migrant workers in Sarawak, Malaysia.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Human Bondage aboard Fishing Boats

Mualip showed Setiawan three video clips of his dead cousin Supriyanto, a few days before his family received his body on September 27, 2015. As if hypnotized by the visuals on his cellular phone, Setiawan asked Mualip not to show them to anyone. "I was worried that those pictures would upset my relatives, as Supriyanto"s body still had not arrived," Setiawan told Tempo, in early December a year later.