Saudi Arabia..Torturing a domestic worker and depriving her of her wages as she did not clean the room well!

5 August, 2022
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Saudi Arabia..Torturing a domestic worker and depriving her of her wages as she did not clean the room well!

Security forces in the Hail region, north-central Saudi Arabia, began investigating the circumstances of the torture of a domestic worker and depriving her of her wages, claiming that she did not clean a room well.

According to Al-Madina newspaper, the police began investigating the repercussions of the incident on the worker, who has Asian nationality, after the worker arrived at the emergency department of King Khalid General Hospital, after suffering severe bleeding in the head area, due to a violent assault.

The newspaper reported that "3 women and a young man beat the worker, who has been working in their house for 3 and a half years, on the pretext that she had not cleaned a room properly." And it quoted a medical source as saying, "As soon as the worker arrived about 12 days ago to the emergency department, she was transferred to the intensive care department in the hospital as a result of bleeding in the head area," noting that "after four days, her health condition stabilized and she was transferred to the surgery department and is still receiving treatment." Necessary care.

The worker, called Jiwan, said that she was subjected to torture, from burning on her body to continuous severe beatings, revealing that one of the women in the house cut her hair and hid the pictures of her children.

She also revealed that she had not received her salary of 44,000 riyals ($11,880) about 3 and a half years ago, in addition to depriving her of communication with her family throughout that period.


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