UPDATES TO KAFALA

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April 12, 2021 | English

As Lebanon’s economy and currency collapse, foreign domestic workers struggle to make ends meet, prompting many to consider returning home

BBC Writes About This Is Lebanon

February 28, 2021 | English

Lucy’s dream of working in the Middle East turned into a nightmare of abuse. She’s not the only one.

Freedom United writes about kafala

February 26, 2021 | English

Domestic workers in Lebanon to no longer face criminal charges for leaving employers, in what has been called a “victory” against the kafala system in Lebanon this week https://freedomunited.org/news/domestic-workers-in-lebanon-to-no-longer-face-criminal-charges-for-leaving-employers/ via @freedomunitedHQ

Oriental News Nigeria writes about Kafala Lebanon

February 26, 2021 | English

The Journalists International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) and other stakeholders have urged Africa governments to reset the economy to revive and regenerate local potentials needed to attract investments to reap migration benefits.

Nan writes about Kafala Lebanon

February 25, 2021 | English

The Journalist International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) and stakeholders have condemned the incessant attacks on African Migrants in the Middle East.

Addis Zeybe writes about Kafala Lebanon

February 24, 2021 | English

Most gulf countries like Lebanon and Jordan still practice the Kafala system where workers are tied to their employers for immensely important issues during their employment.

MJPS writes about Kafala Lebanon

February 24, 2021 | English

Nonetheless, its existence is still observed today through the application of the Kafala system, a “restrictive immigration regime of laws”, held on foreign workers that seek asylum in the Gulf region.

Middle East Eye Testimonial About This Is Lebanon

February 23, 2021 | English

Data compiled from government sources reveals thousands dead since Qatar awarded Fifa World Cup in December 2010

ARM Lebanon writes about Kafala Lebanon

February 22, 2021 | English

Former domestic worker and community leader Lucy raising awareness on Lebanon’s Kafala in Sierra Leone.

L'Orient Today writes about Kafala Lebanon

February 19, 2021 | English

Verified A new General Security decision means employers may no longer file criminal complaints against migrant domestic workers who “run away,” but it only goes a small way toward dismantling the oppressive kafala system. @e.lewis96 explains why it’s important on www.lorient.today

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