Day: April 15, 2022


18 women migrant workers died ‘mysteriously’ in Lebanon: NGO

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At least 18 women migrant domestic workers died in "mysterious conditions" in Lebanon over an 18-month period, a report released by a non-governmental organisation earlier this week has revealed. The Anti-Racist Movement (ARM), a Lebanese NGO that focuses on racial, labour, migrant and gender issues in Lebanon, counted the deaths between April 2020 and October 2021. "Authorities and media often referred to 'mysterious conditions' leading to the deaths," ARM said regarding their findings. "Of course, potential homicide by employers was often ruled out despite evidence of abuse and threats of mu...
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