What is kafala rule?

The Kafala system denies the migrant worker the basic human right to freedom of movement. The employer controls the mobility of the worker under the sponsorship system, through withholding their passport and legal control over their ability to change employment and exit from the country.

For detailed information on the Kafala System, visit the linked page.  

Further Readings – 

  1. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
  2. International Labour Organization (ILO)

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