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DFA asks Libya to allow return of 4 Kadhafi maids 03/23/2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

DFA asks Libya to allow return of 4 Kadhafi maids

03/23/2011
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) had asked Libya to let four Filipino women working as maids for a relative of leader Moamer Kadhafi to leave for home amid Western-led air strikes.

The four last week rang their relatives back home to help get the government to negotiate their release from work contracts, DFA director for migrant workers affairs Enrico Fos said.

The DFA has sought assistance from Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to let the four maids identified as Diana Rivera, Racquel Dadang, Mary Ann Ducus and Zenaida Labugen to be evacuated along with other Filipinos. They work for Al Sahal Shariff, who is said to be Kadhafi’s nephew.

“The relatives called the DFA to alert it of their wish to leave, but their employer told them their help was needed at this time,” Fos told a news conference..... MORE

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