Saudis urged to curb maid abuse

BBC News – Tuesday 8 July, 2008

Reuters image - Abused Saudi domestic worker
HRW recently highlighted the troubling case of Nour Miyati from Indonesia

The New York-based organisation Human Rights Watch has called on Saudi Arabia to do more to protect Asian domestic workers from mistreatment.

It says some cases amount to slavery, with employers going unpunished for withholding wages, forced confinement, or physical and sexual violence. . .

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See also HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH – July 2008 report – “As If I Am Not Human”: Abuses against Asian Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia


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