Largely forgotten by international agencies, some survivors of Lebanon’s kafala system were flown home to Ethiopia last week.
Meet the new labor law, same as the old labor law.
Qatar is the model of efficiency, but migrant workers, women, journalists, and torture victims would tell a different story. And then there's the matter of FIFA and bribery.
Amnesty International says despite promises made by Qatar, nothing has changed for the country's migrant workers who experience slave-like conditions in the world's wealthiest country.
Saudi Arabia has deported more than half a million foreign workers since 2013. Those being kicked out report being the victims of serious human rights abuses during detention and deportation.
The case has increased attention on the conditions under which the mostly Nepalese workforce labors, heavily criticised by activists as the country prepares for the 2022 World Cup.
Rights Groups Demand Answers from Qatar Over 'Disappearance' of UK Researchers Investigating Migrant Worker Abuses
Activists reported being followed by police in the country, but Qatari authorities stay silent.
Foreign domestic workers in Beirut often have to choose between facing sexual abuse at the houses they clean or trying to escape and being swept into the underworld of prostitution. Both traffickers and those trying to stop the trafficking agree that...