Immigrant maid describes beatings, torture

There are still many people in this country being held captive due to their immigration status. These people will never be found unless they find the courage to tell others they need help.

Immigrant maid describes beatings, torture
Published: Nov. 6, 2007 at 4:05 PM

An immigrant from Indonesia testified that the woman she worked for in New York beat her and kept her so short of food she ate garbage.

The woman, testifying at the trial of Varsha and Mahender Sabhnanil, was identified only as Samirah. She said that life in their house in the enclave of Muttontown on Long Island’s North Shore was so miserable she just wanted to leave, The New York Post reported.

Here is a website on human trafficking along with resources about the “Look Beneath The Surface” Campaign.
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