Madagascar maids: Misery in the Middle East

Do you remember when in March this year, 86 Madagascar maids in Lebanon were put on a plane and flown back to their home country? BBC has published a new article interviewing precisely these Madagascar domestic workers who left and what they had to endure during their slave-like existence in Lebanon.

Check it out here.

Meanwhile, the news has spread to the Arabic news world as well (check it out here), and the story of their treatment in Lebanon is becoming a national embarrassment. It’s about time!


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