Sujana Rana at Beirut Rafik Hariri's International Airport, Dec. 2016. (The Daily Star/HRW, HO)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Lebanese authorities deported over the weekend a migrant domestic worker's rights activist, Human Rights Watch said.Sujana Rana, a Nepalese domestic worker, was been arrested on November 30 at her employer's house by General Security for questioning about her activism for the rights of domestic workers in Lebanon, the rights organization said in a statement issued Wednesday. Lebanon has an estimated 250,000 migrant domestic workers.Reports by HRW and other organizations have found that the majority of domestic workers in Lebanon have been subjected to illegal practices such as having their passports confiscated by their employers and not receiving any time off.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE