Lebanon's Migrant Workers Rally for Rights

Collection with 3 media items created by Raha Askarizadeh

28 Apr 2013 04:00

The sponsorship system for foreign workers is a modern-day slavery, particularly for the 200,000 female domestic workers in Lebanon, say critics. They want employers to stop seizing passports and operating outside the labor laws.

Migrant Workers Foreigners Labor Rights Rally

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Lebanon's Migrant Workers Rally for R...
Beirut,Lebanon
By Raha Askarizadeh
28 Apr 2013

The sponsorship system for foreign workers is a modern-day slavery, particularly for the 200,000 female domestic workers in Lebanon, say critics. They want employers to stop seizing passports and operating outside the labor laws.

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Lebanon's Migrant Workers Rally for R...
Beirut,Lebanon
By Raha Askarizadeh
28 Apr 2013

Hundreds of migrant workers marched in Beirut to demand rights and the eradication of the country’s slavery-like sponsorship system.

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Lebanon's Migrant Workers Rally for R...
Beirut,Lebanon
By Raha Askarizadeh
28 Apr 2013

The sponsorship system for foreign workers is a modern-day slavery, particularly for the 200,000 female domestic workers in Lebanon, say critics. They want employers to stop seizing passports and operating outside the labor laws.