Indonesia bans maids from leaving for Malaysia, Kuwait, Jordan

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010

JAKARTA: Prospective maids from Indonesia are banned from leaving for Malaysia, Kuwait and Jordan until the Indonesian goverment can assure their safety.

Indonesia's Labour and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar announced on Tuesday that the move was taken in response to a case where an Indonesian maid was allegedly abused by her employer in Penang on Sept 13.

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