Rights Group Condemns Saudi "Slave" Treatment of Migrant Women

[AFP ] Stephen Coates - U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said in a new report released in Indonesia Tuesday that many Saudis believed they "owned" their foreign domestic workers and treated them like slaves. The 133-page report entitled "'As If I Am Not Human': Abuses Against Asian Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia" was compiled after two years of research. More than eight million migrants work in Saudi Arabia, including 1.5 million domestic workers.

2008-07-09 01:00:00

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