August 18, 2014

Slavery's Modern Face in the Middle East

Robert Fulford, National Post

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Kafala is a system that governs construction and domestic migrant labourers in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the Gulf States. When workers arrive, they must immediately surrender their passports to their employers. In Saudi Arabia that applies as well to professionals, such as doctors.

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TAGGED: World Cup 2022, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Middle East, Kafala

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