Cases of Kafala Abuse in Lebanon.

Doreen - Paid $9000 Thanks to This Is Lebanon

August 15, 2019

Thanks to pressure from This Is Lebanon, Doreen’s employers finally let her return home on 7 June, 2019. She left Lebanon with $1,000 in cash and $9,197 paid via Western Union in four separate payments. No wonder Doreen was dancing with joy when she got home.

Keriya, Released from Kafala Slavery

April 23, 2019

Keriya’s family contacted This Is Lebanon on 23 December 2018. They were worried because Keriya, an Ethiopian national, had been in Lebanon for six years. She had finished her contract. Why hadn’t she come home? Why hadn’t she sent them any money for six months?

Philippine Embassy Meets With Halima and Ibtisaam and Forcers Her Silence

June 1, 2018

Halima was a slave for Ibtissam Saade for 10 whole years – not a single phone call to her husband and three young daughters. Constant physical and verbal abuse.

Eleanore Couture with Lensa

April 13, 2018

Lensa reveals all about Eleanore Couture's abuse and enslavement of migrant domestic workers in order to make their dresses. This story goes far beyond dresses.


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