Treatment of migrant workers condemned after victim of ‘mob assault is criminalised’

Campaigners in Lebanon have condemned the country’s “oppressive” treatment of migrant workers after a Kenyan woman who was the victim of a “mob attack” was deported.

Footage of the assault, which took place in a suburb of Beirut on 17 June, went viral on social media, prompting outrage and demands for an apology from the Kenyan government. It showed two women, named Shamila and Rosa, being dragged by their hair and hit repeatedly by a crowd of people while others watched.

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