Migrant-Rights.org the online content-based advocacy forum that aims to advance the rights of migrant workers in the Middle East and to encourage social action to address human rights abuses, published today an infographic on the detention and deportation practices in the gulf, with a special focus on Saudi, Oman and Kuwait.
The infographic study highlights the overly agressive detention and deportation practices in the GCC states. Even thought the GCC states argue that it is their right to detain and deport undocumented migrants, their practices are often a direct violations of the migrant rights.
Even the documented migrants suffer from arbitrary arrests and detention, Kuwait arrested over 25000 migrants in the first 6 months of 2014 of which 15000 were later released by employers who promised to renew their visas.
Check out the infographic and all the other resources on Migrant-Rights.org, to better understand what the “invisible majority” that often marginalized and discredited by both the media and host governments in the GCC states is suffering from. A shout out goes to Mideast Youth the bigger umbrella of Migrant-Rights for the amazing and much needed work that they are doing by raising awareness of human rights abuse and amplifying the voices of the disempowered and the minorities.