Bangladesh: Racism faced in Saudi Embassy

A Bangladeshi blogger Juboraj was refused visa from the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Ghana and denied to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia citing the reason that only citizens of selected countries (USA, EEU, Australia, UK etc.) are allowed to receive Saudi Visa from a third country. When he asked why Bangladeshis do not get the opportunity he got this reply from the counselor: “Because you are from Bangladesh. you are Miskin (beggars).”

1 comment

  • Yashiki

    I think this is just being rude to the people in undeveloped countries, everyone has their rights to be who they are and they sould not be discriminated.

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