Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Saudi advertisement on TV against abuse of maids

A Saudi company has funded a campaign highlighting the abuse of foreign domestic workers.The television advert has been shown on Saudi-owned satellite channels and ends with the slogan: "He who has no mercy, will have no mercy from God".

BBC shows the video on its website HERE.

You'll also find more on this issue of the situation of the 1.5 million domestic workers in Saudi Arabia.  Most Saudi media refused to accept ads against the abuse of maids, as they believe the situation is exaggerated.

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