Protections for migrant workers in Lebanon stalled

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    Domestic workers in Lebanon have been left vulnerable after a proposed contract to protect them was scrapped. Lebanon is home to around 250,000 migrants who work under a sponsorship system that rights groups say has exposed them to abuse. Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports. –

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    In This Story: Lebanon

    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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