and the GOP Congressional leadership squeezed through fast track. Now the Obama
State Department is considering removing Malaysia from the “worst of” human
traffickers list-- Tier 3 in the State Department’s Trafficking In Persons
(TIP) report-- and elevating them to Tier 2, so TPP can include Malaysia and still
comply with fast track.
This upgrade is shocking because the Malaysian government
has done nothing to combat the horrific levels of human trafficking in their
country. We must urge President Obama to uphold high standards for human
rights, rather than make exceptions for countries when convenient. For more
details and to send a message to President Obama and to Congress to let them
know that we cannot put economic gains before the interests of victims of human
trafficking, by click below:
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