Amnesty: Domestic workers suffer abuse and exploitation in Qatar

Domestic workers in Qatar are regularly subject to mistreatment including physical abuse and humiliating and exploitative working conditions, human rights organization Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday.After conducting interviews with 105 women, the organization said about 85 per cent of the women said that they regularly worked more than 14 hours a day, rarely or never got days off and that employers would withhold their passports.Many also stated that they were paid late or not at all.Two dozen women stated that they did not receive adequate food or only leftover food, …

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