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Workplace Exploitation in Kuwait: Foreign Maids Are Abused More in Ramadan

August 2, 2010


Kareem Fahim, New York Times KUWAIT — With nowhere else to go, dozens of Nepalese maids who fled from their employers now sleep on the floor in the lobby of their embassy here, next to the visitors’ chairs. In the Philippines Embassy, more than 200 women are packed in a sweltering room, where they sleep […]

CAIR Action: Ask NY Commission to Defend Religious Freedom

August 2, 2010


Share Today at 12:52pm (WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/2/10) — CAIR today called on American Muslims and other people of conscience to contact New York’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to ask that its members defend religious freedom and reject efforts by Islamophobes to block construction of an Islamic community center in that city. The commission will vote Tuesday […]