Saudi Arabia: Child Slaves

Blogger Issandr Al Amrani links to a BBC documentary on the child slaves of Saudi Arabia here.
“These children (from poor countries like neighbouring Yemen) are often sold by families who are either duped into believing their offspring will get a better life or sometimes simply threatened. Once in the country, they are likely to face beatings and are sometimes even mutilated as their Dickensian masters stoop to any low to try to improve the chances of them earning more money,” says the documentary's synopsis.

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