Saudis consider maids as part of their furniture, a labor official once told me

Indonesian maid Sumiati Binti Salan Mustapa, 23, had stab wounds, burns to her scalp and broken bones 

by Raïssa Robles This was what Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Jose Brillantes told me when he was still a Department  of Labor and Employment undersecretary. He said this to explain why many Saudi employers treat Filipino domestic workers inhumanely and abusively, such as kicking, punching or branding them with a hot iron if they make mistakes or take daily baths; or […]

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