on the structural components behind the racialization and dehumanization of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon
According to Lebanon’s own intelligence agency, migrant domestic workers are dying at a rate of two per week.
The same system that we are seeking to change is abusing hundreds of thousands of foreign workers.
Hundreds of migrant domestic workers and Lebanese activists took to the streets on Labour Day to protest against Lebanon's notorious Kafala system and for justice.
Law enforcement officers in Lebanon are cracking down on unionists committed to organizing the country's migrant workers, and labor activists find themselves squeezed and left with few options.
Formerly an underground parking lot, this detention center is now the home of around 800 migrant workers, refugees and asylum seekers.