He thought he had found the job of his life, but ended up captive and forced to work for free.
Athenkosi Dyonta, a 30-year-old barista, worked at a café in George Town, a popular vacation spot in his native South Africa.
29 September 2021
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights today completed its review of the third periodic report of Kuwait on measures taken to implement the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, inquiring about the situation of domestic workers and the rights of women, among other issues.
Investigasi terhadap kepemilikan asing atas klub sepak bola Australia mengungkap kaitan dengan seorang eksekutif Indonesia, yang dipenjara karena skandal pengaturan pertandingan besar dan tuduhan sport washing oleh salah satu negara Arab terkaya.
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Penulis : Bernadette Aderi Puspaningrum
Editor : Bernadette Aderi Puspaningrum
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