Kuwait, abuse and murder of domestic asian workers

     ----Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte shows a photo of bruises on a domestic worker in Kuwait----

The deaths of several woman, in Kuwait including 29-year-old Joanna
Demafelis a Philippine worker whose body was found in the freezer of her employers' home.

Police didn't discover her body until investigators set their sights on her Lebanese employer, who had been accused of falsifying checks. The body was discovered Wednesday and showed signs she may have been strangled to death, authorities said.


"We do not seek special treatment or privileges for our workers, but we do expect respect for their dignity and basic human rights," Duterte  the Philippine president.

Abuse of domestic helpers is tragically common in the Middle East and throughout East Asia reported  Human Rights Watch.

 

 

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