U.S. Government Continues To Silently Endorse Saudi Diplomats’ Virtual Enslavement Of Domestic Workers In Virginia

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About a month ago, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began investigating the escape of two Filipino women from a mansion in a Washington, D.C., suburb occupied by a Saudi Arabian diplomatic contingent.

The women had apparently been held in a condition of domestic servitude approximating slavery — something common back in theocratic, male-dominated Saudi Arabia.

Diplomatic immunity reigned supreme in the ensuing investigation, and very little new information has been — or likely ever will be — revealed about that case. The two women, who had been working 14 hours a day, seven days a week without pay and living among the Saudi military attaché after their passports allegedly had been taken from them, ended up in protective custody after escaping. A Saudi embassy spokesman in the United States clammed up when pressed about what was going on in the house.

Now, another alleged foreign national has come forward with a similar human trafficking story, relating how she was essentially kidnapped into domestic slavery at another Virginia home occupied by Saudi diplomats in the Washington suburbs.

NBC 4 in Washington interviewed the woman, speaking under the assumed name of Sheila, by phone. A Kenyan, she had arrived legally in the United States by way of Saudi Arabia on a work visa. Until she established a tentative Facebook communication with an area man, after briefly interacting with him on an Internet page for Kenyans living in the area, she had no contact with the outside world. She wasn’t allowed to go outside. With her passport illegally confiscated and the clock ticking on her work visa, she said, where would she go?

Her escape happened after she agreed to make a break for it with the help of the Facebook associate, whom NBC 4 dubbed “Marikio.”

The rescue ended up being a harrowing one — particularly, Marikio said, because he knew if he called 911, he risked a chance that Sheila’s boss could convince police to arrest him instead, because he was in the country illegally.

Still, Sheila — wearing a head scarf and a veil — ran from of the lobby of Skyline Towers on Seminary Road and jumped into his car. It was the first time the two had met.

Marikio said Sheila was gaunt and in obvious pain. She told him she was hemorrhaging from an untreated medical condition. He told her to go back inside and get her passport, and he’d take her to a hospital.

“She was sick, and she was shaking, and the police asked her, ‘Do you want an ambulance?'” Marikio recalled. “She said yes and the ambulance came.”

But, Marikio said, when she went back for her passport, she was held by the family she worked for.

“She went back, the guy was holding her. He was still holding hostage. She was screaming with her cell phone. … I say, ‘Go out!'”

Said Sheila, “I was afraid, because maybe they could have killed me. Because they have taken all my documents. They have taken my passport.”

Police officers ordered the boss to return the passport, and he did. Sheila then received medical treatment.

These diplomats are people whom both current and previous Presidential Administrations continue to embrace, with nary a comment on their subversion of Constitutional freedoms, both in spirit and in fact, as guests in the United States. While immune from criminal prosecution, Saudi diplomats/kidnappers could, in theory, reasonably expect some form of faceless public excoriation from American leaders of the sort that would bring shame on their behavior while in this country. But instead, Americans get to hear about it on the local TV news, and from conservative websites like TheBlaze, with no national exposure for the culture of domestic islamofascism being perpetrated with the silent approval of the American government.

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Ben Bullard

Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic.

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  • Quester55

    So sad, Yet all too true. As long as we Cower behind our Flimsy Laws in this country, We’ll never see Peace in America Again, Except for the peace of DEATH!
    All because we Allow these Nationals from other Countries Into our Nation, Without any Restrictions as to their Treatment of Others.

    Even so, Come Quickly, LORD JESUS.

  • dan

    where are the outraged feminists.????????
    ….crickets

    • WTS/JAY

      Where are the outraged left-wing kooks?

  • joe1cr

    Diplomats, Muslims, still have to abide by our laws while here, if they do not then they should be deported immediately.

  • Jana

    Oh yes, these Muslims with their religion of peace is a farce. They come over here and put on a front to the business community and seem so nice and decent but in the privacy of their homes they are tyrants and mean and filthy minded.

    These liberals who are always concerned about racism and the slavery that used to be ought to wake up and face the slavery that still is going on, but oh no, these are not the radicals, they are the nice polite Muslims who are respected (but they are really practicing taqiyya.

    TheReligionofPeace – Islam: Taqiyya and Lying
    http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/Quran/011-taqiyya.htm Cached

    AreMuslims permitted to lie? What is taqiyya? … TheReligionofPeace.com
    Guide to Understanding Islam . What does the Religion of Peace

  • WTS/JAY

    On the surface, it seems a great mystery. Why would the leftist liberals who embrace abortion, homosexual rights, pornography, free love, sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll find Islam so endearing?

    The Fort Hood massacre has made it abundantly clear. Liberals display a motherly, protective attitude towards a religion which:

    -flogs sodomites,

    -executes raped women for having had sex outside of marriage,

    -forbids females from showing their face, much less their fundamentals,

    -virtually enslaves women inside their own homes by forbidding them to walk in public without the accompaniment of a male relative,

    -displays the height of patriarchy in its polygamous culture,

    -essentially forbids musical instruments of any kind, much less Western rock-n-roll,

    -denounces not only hard drugs, but even the use of alcohol as a violation of morality.

    -permits, indeed, tacitly encourages, the removal of every young girl’s clitoris by the age of seven without benefit of anesthesia.

    Why would leftists who hold candle-lit vigils outside American penitentiaries constantly coddle men who publicly, and with great fanfare, chop hands, feet and heads from their own criminals?

    Why allow the name of Allah and the practice of Ramadan into public schools while forbidding the name of Jesus and the practice of Christmas?

    David Kupelian, of WorldNetDaily, argues that the left does this because they are spineless cowards, afraid of coming under the threat of deadly fatwah. But this cannot be the case.

    After all, look at the leftist embrace of abortionists, men and women who wear body armor to their place of work. Even though you are much more likely to end up dead from being pro-life than you are from being pro-abort, the left constantly touts the dangers of being in favor of abortion. Liberals love to point to the possibilities of martyrdom inherent in promoting the “right to choose.”

    They can be brave when it comes to supporting their own principles. So why don’t they bravely stand up to the Muslims who so clearly, so stridently, oppose so many of the things liberals claim to stand for?

    The answer is simple.

    Liberals and Muslims differ in their external expressions of how to live out their common fundamental value, but they do share a common, fundamental value.

    Army Major Nidal Hakim Hasan was not the first to name the value, but he is certainly one of the more memorable: “We Love Death More Than You Love Life.”

    The liberals and the Muslims are both, at bottom, nihilists!

    http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/kellmeyer/091112

  • john b

    Why does the U.S. let these people act like jerks here, because we have Muslim Trojan Horse in the White House influence by the Muslim brotherhood that controls several government agencies at will. BOHCA!