Saudi human slavery: Images of scalded Filipino maid in Riyadh go viral

The Muslim Issue

FIERY ORDEAL: The Filipino worker was taken to the hospital six hours after boiling water was poured on her. She was then taken home to continue working despite her injuries.  Photos of Fatma, which is not her real name, were posted by her cousin on Facebook on Saturday in an appeal for help.

A Filipino woman was left with severe burns after her Saudi Arabia employer allegedly poured boiling water on her.

The 23-year-old household service worker, from Pikit, North Cotabato, suffered burns to her back and legs after being doused with the scorching liquid in the incident in Riyadh on 4 May, ABS-CBN News reported.

Photos of Fatma, which is not her real name, were posted by her cousin on Facebook on Saturday in an appeal for help.

According to ABS-CBN News, the mother of Fatma’s employer became angry after Fatma was slow to bring her coffee…

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