Workers released from captivity in Cambodia return to health: BP2MI

BP2MI continues to root out syndicates illegally recruiting migrant workers in Indonesia

JAKARTA (ANTARA) – The first 12 Indonesian migrant workers released from custody in Cambodia have been repatriated in good health and will receive support to return to their homeland, the Indonesian Migrant Workers Protection Agency said. (BP2MI) notified.

“Blessed God. They are all in good health. The return of the 12 migrant workers who arrived is the first wave of repatriation for the 62 released migrant workers. We are also coordinating with the Cambodian authorities on adjusting security measures and repatriation schedules,” said Brigadier General Suyanth, BP2MI’s Director of Protection and Empowerment for Asia and Africa, in a statement here on Saturday.

The 12 repatriated workers arrived in Indonesia on Friday night (August 5) and were taken to the Ministry of Social Affairs’ Trauma Center Rehabilitation Unit (RPTC), he added.

Upon arrival, they were met by police officers who prepared investigative reports and officials from the Ministry of Social Affairs who documented them, he said.

He said that after going through normal procedures, repatriated migrant workers will be trained by RPTC and assisted in their repatriation by BP2MI.

Indonesian migrant workers remaining in Cambodia are being held at the Indonesian Embassy in Phnom Penh, he added.

Suyanto then reiterated the government’s commitment to evacuate all migrant workers released from custody in Cambodia.

The government will also eradicate illegal recruitment practices that endanger workers, he added.

“BP2MI will continue to root out syndicates that illegally recruit migrant workers in Indonesia. Their modus operandi is to use temporary visit visas and online recruitment systems. , did not know that they would be stationed in Cambodia.

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