September 16, 2021
Rethinking Social Protection Programs: Cambodian Migrant Workers Deserve Better
By Try Sophea
COVID-19 has imposed a particularly heavy burden on Southeast Asia's thousands of undocumented migrant workers.
March 01, 2021
Millions of Asian Migrant Children Live Life on the Margins
By Olof Blomqvist and Daniela Reale
The millions of migrant children in Asia are among the planet’s most vulnerable people.
May 04, 2020
Malaysia Begins to Ease COVID-19 Lockdown Despite Lingering Concerns
By Associated Press
Businesses are reopening for the first time since the lockdown began on March 18, but critics worry the move has come too soon.
March 31, 2020
Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Southeast Asia’s Migrant Workers Fall Through the Cracks
By Jasmine Chia and Yong Poh Han
In Thailand and Singapore, a public health crisis is challenging the typical delineations of citizenship.
April 03, 2018
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
By Jack Britton
The execution of Indonesian migrant workers highlights the need for new protections, both abroad and at home.
November 22, 2017
Manila’s Parting Gift: ASEAN’s Next Steps on Labor Migration
By Tommy K.S. Koh
A small step forward on migrant labor rights in ASEAN.
January 22, 2015
The Need for an ASEAN Treaty on Migrant Workers
By Abdulkadir Jailani
Breaking the deadlock between sending and receiving states is vital if human rights are to be protected.