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Kuwait's appeals court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence of a policeman for "abducting, raping and attempting to murder" a Filipina woman. The...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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The Ministry of Labor called the formation of a union for domestic workers as “illegal” on Monday, a day after the National Federation of Labor...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Eva Shoufi
A historic event in the struggle of male and female workers in Lebanon happened on January 25. The founding conference aimed at establishing a “new”...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi Friday ordered the closure of two domestic worker recruitment agencies in southern Lebanon for violating human rights and...
Friday, October 10, 2014
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Rana Harbi
Lebanon’s civil society and humans rights organizations are taking an unyielding stand against Lebanon’s notorious kafala (sponsorship) system that...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Rana Harbi
Immersed in darkness and impending gloom, hundreds of migrants, asylum seekers and domestic workers are illegally cooped up in wretched and cramped...
Friday, June 27, 2014
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Bassel Habbab
More than 10,000 Indonesian domestic workers have left Syria since the violence began in 2011, according to an official from the Indonesian embassy...
Saturday, June 21, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
On June 7, a Kuwaiti Instagram account called Mn7asha (loosely translated as “Runaways”) was launched. The purpose of the account is to provide a...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
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Bassel Habbab
“As for the domestic workers who go out on Sundays, what about the employer? He has children, what about their safety? What if she goes out on Sunday...
Friday, June 13, 2014
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