Indonesian domestic helper Erwiana Sulistyaningsih
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Hong Kong arrests employer of 'tortured Indonesian maid'

Police in Hong Kong have arrested a woman suspected of torturing her Indonesian maid, in a case which has sparked protests.

Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, 23, is currently in hospital in Indonesia. She said she suffered months of abuse from the 44-year-old woman in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong employs at least 300,000 domestic workers, mostly from Indonesia and the Philippines.

Alpa Patel reports.

  • 21 Jan 2014
  • From the section Asia
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