The Washington Post: Sold into Syrian servitude, Filipina workers tell of abuse, rape and imprisonment

By Katie McQue Jan. 25, 2021 at 12:43 a.m. GMT+4

DUBAI — Josephine Tawaging was being bundled off to the airport in a locked car, begging to be let out.

She had traveled from her home in the Philippines a month earlier to find work in Dubai, the Middle East’s glitzy business hub, she later recalled. But her recruitment agency instead locked her in a dark and dirty dormitory with several other women, who soon learned they would all be sent to war-ravaged Syria to be sold.

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