Workers’ Day Parade and Festival for Migrant Workers

“The Anti-Racism Movement and Fi Chi Ghalat are organizing the 4th annual Workers’ Day Parade in celebration of Labor Day, demanding better legal protection for Domestic Workers in Lebanon suffering from the Kafala System.”

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Witness: “I’m being held as a slave in Lebanon” – #NabatiehSlaves

Ivory Coast-based Koaci.com has learned that 6 women are currently held in slavery conditions in Nabatieh, South Lebanon within a “Mafia-like” network. The following is a rough English translation of the original article in French written 3 days ago. Two Togolese, two Burkinabé and two Ghanaian have been kidnapped for the past week [now 10 […]

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Start Listening

A year ago, a woman named Alem Dechasa committed suicide by hanging herself in her room at Der El-Salib mental hospital.

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Honest Advertising

In recent history, no business has received more criticism than the business of Responsible Slavery.

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What slavery looks like

This picture was uploaded on the Anti-Racism Movement’s Facebook page by Gary Lian. What more powerful reminder do we need? the conditions that migrant workers have to go through in Lebanon are horrific, barbaric and disgusting. Here is the description: “I took this picture today. It’s the building facing our own. This is how Lebanese […]

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ARM: Worker from the Philippines dead

by Joey Ayoub The Anti-Racism Movement shared this on Facebook today: Janice Soriano de Jose, worker from the Philippines, was found dead at the bottom of this building last stormy Sunday. They say she jumped from the 11th floor. We say, we want to see the doctor’s report Now. What kind of investigation takes a […]

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One Racist Conversation

by Joey Ayoub Lady in coffee place in Hamra to some guy, 20 minutes ago: – So should I take the Filipino? – I don’t know is she good? – I think so. Good quality they told me – Better than the Sri Lankan? – Way better quality – Then go for it. Be sure […]

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ARM: Lebanese Beaches that openly segregate [Video]

By Joey Ayoub The Anti-Racism Movement released this video of a member calling different establishments and asking them if they would allow a migrant worker to swim if he/she paid like any customer. Check out the answers. Those that do not let migrant workers swim even if they paid like any customer are: Golden Beach: […]

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St. Georges Beach Club refuses entry to migrant worker

By Joey Ayoub Another racist incident was reported by the Anti-Racism Movement in Lebanon. Al-Akhbar wrote about it here. We should however note that St. Georges Beach Club is far from being the only one. Two other examples are Riviera and Coral Beach which specifically ban migrant workers from entering. Lazy B has a more […]

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