‘It’s modern-day slavery’: migrant employees from Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara face trafficking, abuse
It was round 3am when Antonious Remigius Abi, an ethics professor on the College of Legislation at Santo Thomas Catholic College in Medan, North Sumatra, was awoken by frantic knocking on his entrance door. When he opened it, he discovered six younger girls carrying what appeared like all their worldly possessions.
“They have been begging for assist, saying ‘Please shield us. Don’t inform anybody we’re right here’,” stated Abi, who recognised from their accents that the ladies have been from his dwelling province of East Nusa Tenggara …