Lebanon’s migrant workers abandoned amid economic crisis

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    Even before the financial crisis hit, the community was vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.
    Now many Lebanese employers have stopped paying their live-in domestic staff altogether.
    And some workers have been abandoned outside embassies.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.

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    Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

    The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

    Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

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