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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino workers 'treated like animals' and kicked out of Saudi Arabia in crackdown

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Estimated 6,700 Filipino workers stranded after amnesty for undocumented foreigners ended Thirty Filipino workers expelled from Saudi Arabia returned home ... an amnesty for undocumented foreigners ended over the weekend. “They treated us like animals,” said domestic helper Amor Roxas, 46, who burst in tears while narrating her ordeal. She claimed Saudi ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines investigating reports of abuse in Saudi crackdown

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines said on Tuesday it had deployed teams to check on reports of abuse in Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on illegal workers, after one woman complained ... them travel documents,” Del Rosario told reporters. “In terms of our meeting with the head of the human rights council in Saudi Arabia, we hope to be able to clarify [that we expect] that our ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines races to save man on Saudi death row

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 06:24pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has suspended all executions for three months, giving a Filipino worker on death row an unexpected reprieve after his family ... in drugs. The government estimates there are more than 1 million Filipinos in Saudi Arabia, part of about 10 million overseas workers who send home billions of dollars that help shore up ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine troops kill seven rebels after hostage crisis

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 08:29pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... said the slain rebel was Malik’s aide, who also kept his international driver’s license and temporary resident’s certificate in Saudi Arabia, where the rebel commander once lived with his wife. ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Timeline: Long road for Philippine-Muslim rebel group deal

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 04:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He agrees to explore autonomy as a basis for talks. 1976: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi oversees the signing of the Tripoli Agreement, providing a framework for autonomy ...



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