Cases of Kafala Abuse in Lebanon

Ruth Adamako and Meseret Hnkamo Lamora were not paid by their employers and worked in slavery-like conditions.

Hassan made Chizoba work in his house, clothing shop and mother-in-law's house. He owes her 4 months salary and physically abused her injuring her hearing.

Saeed Al Yousef was secretly recorded beating *Hannah and saying “Now I will kill you not hit you. I swear to God I will cut your head. I’m not afraid of anyone. No embassy. No police.” She managed to escape from the balcony.

Madeleine and Sarkis and their daughter Nanor are responsible for the non-payment and physical abuser of their worker. The agent, Simon Daher, also beat her.

Jovelyn has worked under extremely difficult conditions in the household of the Tabbaras. She alleges being raped multiple times by Ousama Tabbara resulting in a pregnancy. Jovelyn has filed a lawsuit against him in the hopes of obtaining justice.

Shewaye started work for Ibrahim and Inaam when she was 14. She is owed 6,200 USD for 3 years of unpaid labor. The judiciary system failed her.


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