This story has been updated, as following Arlene’s departure, Ahlam Sharref Eldine continued to abuse and enslave a further four employees. How has she been allowed to continue to employ and abuse more domestic workers?
Thanks to pressure from This Is Lebanon, Doreen’s employers finally let her return home on 7 June, 2019. She left Lebanon with $1,000 in cash and $9,197 paid via Western Union in four separate payments. No wonder Doreen was dancing with joy when she got home.
Mary Grace Bongao worked for Ibtissam Alsaadi and her family for 11 months. In this time she was physically, psychologically and sexually abused by the family.
Loriefe Durato was employed as a domestic worker in the home of Bassam Abdel Hadi and Reem Yacoub Abdel Hadi and then fled to the Embassy of the Philippines.
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