US State Dept says forced labour found in palm oil, construction, manufacturing.

Forced labour has been identified as the predominant form of crime linked to Malaysia’s downgrade to Tier 3, the worst tier, in the US State Department’s annual report on human trafficking, according to a US government official.
US State Departments Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons acting director Kari Johnstone said elements of forced labour were found in sectors including palm oil and agriculture plantations, construction, as well as manufacturing.
Aside from electronics and garments, Johnstone said…