Slave States (Paperback)

The Practice of Kafala in the Gulf Arab Region

By Yasin Kakande

Zero Books, 9781785351006, 320pp.

Publication Date: December 11, 2015

List Price: 27.95*
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A stark expose of the enslavement, trafficking, sexual starvation and general abuse of workers in the Gulf Arab Region.

About the Author

A native of Uganda, Yasin Kakande has been a Middle East journalist for more than a decade. He has worked for the Abu Dhabi-based The National newspaper as the correspondent for the Northern Emirates. He also has worked as a news producer for City 7 TV in Dubai, a features writer for the Khaleej Times, as a reporter and assistant editor for the Bahrain Tribune, and as an online editor for The Peninsula Newspaper in Qatar.