Tales from Mideast: Dystopia of violence, revulsion and death

Teresia Wanjiku is one of the Kenyans stuck in Saudi Arabia for months. 

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What you need to know:

  • But the promise of a well-paying job would soon turn into a nightmare when Wanjiku ended up in the hands of an abusive employer.
  • Poor labour regulations in some of these countries and absentee agents, however, puts workers at risk of abuse.

Teresia Wanjiku has lived a life of paucity throughout, moving from one odd job to another to fend for her three children.


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