Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih (front, centre) arrives to testify in the court case against her Hong Kong employer, who was jailed for six years. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Migrant workers need protecting, but keeping them home is not the solution

Indonesian president Joko Widodo is right to be outraged at the plight of so many overseas workers – including those in Hong Kong – but is wrong to talk about halting outward labour migration

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Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih (front, centre) arrives to testify in the court case against her Hong Kong employer, who was jailed for six years. Photo: AP
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