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    • Benjamina
    • 29.10.09 | 10:23 (IST)

    These foreign workers have come to Israel by their own choice, no one forced them, but once they are in Israel, they are trapped, without their passports, with lousy pay, long working days, horrible housing conditions. Slavery of the 21st century, that is what I call it. Shamefull, Israel is once again putting herself in a bad day light. You know what the problem is all over the western world: people are too proud to perform manual labour, they ALL want to be managers of something of someone. Europe has a lot of foreign workers too, but at least they are paid well, treated well and are not prisoners in a foreign country.

    from the article: Rights group: Israel exploits and cheats foreign workers
    First published 17:42 27.10.09 | Last updated 17:44 27.10.09
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