14 Feb '18, 6am

Indonesia demands justice in maid abuse case in Penang

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Indonesian government has demanded that justice be upheld for Adelina Lisao, an Indonesian domestic worker who died after allegedly suffering abuse from her employers in Penang. The 21-year-old died in Bukit Mertajam Hospital, Penang, on Sunday after reportedly being tortured for more than a month. She was reportedly forced to sleep outside the semi-detached house with a Rottweiler owned by the family. Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said she has coordinated with the Indonesian Embassy in Malaysia and the Indonesian Consulate General in Penang to demand justice for the deceased Adelina. "The Indonesian Consulate General will provide legal assistance to ensure that the victim's rights are fulfilled, particularly the rights to obtain compensation or remedial justice," Ms Retno said on Tuesday (Feb 13), in the first...

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