Since her arrest in she had pleaded self-defense against frequent sexual harassment that she said finally led her to beat Suud Mulhaq Al-Utaibi to death with a stick. Since , the government has imposed a moratorium against sending migrant workers to the Middle East, its termination pending the conclusion of negotiations of bilateral agreements to better ensure the protection of our workers. The government even concluded a memorandum of understanding MoU with Saudi Arabia to allow a limited number of workers to enter the kingdom despite the moratorium. That so many have suffered and even become crippled or killed after suffering abuse at the hands of their employers, while others ended on death row, prove how Indonesia has still failed its citizens.
Execution of Indonesian Maid In Saudi Arabia Sparks Outrage
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Indonesians in Saudi Arabia consist largely of female domestic workers , with a minority of other types of labour migrants. As of [update] , an estimated 1,, Indonesians were believed to be working in Saudi Arabia, comparable to the numbers of migrants are the groups from Bangladesh , India , Philippines and Pakistan , which number between 1 and 4 million people each. A large number of Indonesian expatriates in Saudi Arabia also work in diplomatic sectors or are employees to local or foreign companies located in various province of Saudi Arabia such as SABIC , Schlumberger , Halliburton , or Indomie. Many of Indonesians are also employees to the world's biggest oil company Saudi Aramco with their families locating in the Dhahran area. The Indonesian government signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern governments on manpower exports in ; in that year 47, Indonesians went to Saudi Arabia. Ironically, Indonesian domestic workers typically find themselves unable to perform hajj or umrah during their stay in Saudi Arabia. Recruiters seeking to hire Indonesian women to work in Saudi Arabia typically focus their efforts on pesantren Islamic boarding schools in rural areas.
Hollow cries: Fury as Saudis execute Indonesian maid without warning
Please refresh the page and retry. I ndonesia has filed an official protest to Saudi Arabia after it executed an Indonesian maid without notifying its consular staff or her family. Ms Tursilawati, who was convicted in , was executed on Monday in the city of Thaif, marking the fourth such case of Saudi Arabia carrying out the death sentence on an Indonesian migrant worker without prior notice in the past three years. Eighteen more Indonesians remain on death row. T he controversy over her death comes at a time when Saudi Arabia continues to face harsh questions over the brutal murder of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its consulate in Istanbul.
THE execution of a domestic worker who killed her Saudi Arabian employer during a rape attack has sparked an uproar overseas. The execution of an Indonesian maid in Saudi Arabia has sparked an uproar. THE execution of an Indonesian maid who killed her Saudi employer during a rape attack has sparked an uproar in Jakarta.