Saudi Arabia: Indonesian Maid Breaks Her Back to Escape Abusive Employer

Juju Nurhayati

An Indonesian maid jumped from the second floor of her employer’s house in Medina, Saudi Arabia last Saturday in a bid to escape from alleged abusive conditions.It was the second such incident in less than two weeks after an Indonesian maid in Jeddah died after falling off from the third floor of an apartment building in a similar attempt.

Juju Nurhayati suffered from a broken spine and ankles from the fall and is currently hospitalized at King Fahd’s hospital, Didi Wahyudi, an Indonesian Consulate official involved in providing protection for citizens in Saudi Arabia, told The Jakarta Globe.

The mistreatment of foreign maids in Saudi Arabia has not been widely reported but it’s a reality.

Background: 1, 2, 3.

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