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Filipina Domestic Worker Executed in Saudi Arabia

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed that a 39-year-old Filipino household service worker was executed for murder in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, January 29. ALSO READ: OFWS Arrested at Halloween Party in Riyadh According to the agency, the Supreme Judicial Council in the Kingdom considered the Filipina’s case “as one in which blood money [...]

For several decades now, many Filipinos have sought jobs in Saudi Arabia. Some of them work as domestic workers or house service workers (HSWs) in the Kingdom. In 2013, the two countries signed an agreement that focused on the welfare and protection of these workers. The historic agreement was signed by officials from the Department [...]