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Lebanon: Facebook used for trafficking in domestic migrant workers. Co. did not respond

The Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese man for trafficking in domestic migrant workers on Facebook. The man put a Nigerian domestic migrant worker for sale on a Facebook page named “Buy and sell in Lebanon”. He posted pictures of the Nigerian woman’s passport, with the title, “Domestic worker of African citizenship for sale with a new residency and full legal papers”. The Lebanese authorities has initiated an investigation into the incident. 

The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre contacted Facebook for a response to this allegation. Facebook did not respond.