Recent and archived articles by Ian Yee
EXCLUSIVE: PUTRAJAYA: A special court to handle human trafficking cases has been set up as part of the measures to get Malaysia into the top-ranked Tier 1 list of countries in the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons (TiP) annual report by 2020.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College’s (TAR UC) mission has always been open to helping the less privileged receive higher education and that is what it hopes to do now for student trafficking victims.
EXCLUSIVE: Young Bangladeshis are promised a college education and work opportunities here, but end up caught in a constant cycle of exploitation.
PUTRAJAYA: Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh is a man on a mission to take down all student trafficking colleges throughout the country.
The witness holding room at the magistrate’s court here is a scary place.
KUALA LUMPUR: Grooming, touching, stalking, suggesting that children expose themselves or getting them to take part in sexually explicit conduct will be offences under the Sexual Offences Against Children Bill 2017.
PETALING JAYA: Lawmakers and celebrities have been coming out strongly in support of #MPsAgainstPredators, R.AGE’s latest initiative to combat the alarming trend of child sexual grooming in Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA: The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has joined the chorus of organisations hailing the new laws being proposed to combat child sexual crimes in Malaysia.
EXCLUSIVE: Online predators are using technology to target and prey on underage girls. Over a period of six months, The Star’s R.AGE team uncovers the sordid truth surrounding the sexual exploitation of minors, which is more prevalent than most Malaysians suspect.
BELUM: Since 2010, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) has translocated 36 elephants into the state park. According to the orang asli, this is causing an increase in human-elephant conflict (HEC).