Nepali workers run riot at factory enclave in Malaysia

A 2 day protest by 5000 foreign workers mostly from Nepal turned violent when a guard post was destroyed and stones and rubbish were hurled at bystanders. The workers were protesting against the management following the death of a Nepali worker. They are demanding higher wages a mini-clinic to be built in the compound. According to NepalNews, there are over half a million workers in Malaysia, most of whom work in menial jobs at low wages.