Malaysia and Indonesia produce about 85 per cent of the world’s palm oil supply. Photo: AP Malaysia and Indonesia produce about 85 per cent of the world’s palm oil supply. Photo: AP
Malaysia and Indonesia produce about 85 per cent of the world’s palm oil supply. Photo: AP

Malaysia, Indonesia palm oil farms using children, trafficked workers: investigation

  • Many workers from poor Asian nations, including the Philippines, Bangladesh and Myanmar, are exploited on palm oil plantations, according to an investigation
  • It discovered abuses such as trafficking and child abuse on farms big and small, some of which had passed checks on ethical production standards

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Malaysia and Indonesia produce about 85 per cent of the world’s palm oil supply. Photo: AP Malaysia and Indonesia produce about 85 per cent of the world’s palm oil supply. Photo: AP
Malaysia and Indonesia produce about 85 per cent of the world’s palm oil supply. Photo: AP
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