Abused Indonesian caregiver films own video to get help

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/20
By: Chao Li-yen, Bien Chin-fong and Lilian Wu

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) An Indonesian caregiver who recorded a video of her 58876599being abused by her employer has been put in a migrant worker shelter, police said Tuesday.

Police said 26-year-old Siti Inayatus Solekah arrived in Taiwan three months ago to take care of a 75-year-old woman surnamed Mao (毛), who needs dialysis year round.

As Siti could not speak Mandarin, she had great difficulty communicating with her employer.

Lai Chien-chih (賴建智), head of the Tanze police precinct in Fengyuan, said Mao often slapped Siti on the face or pinched her cheeks because she was angry that Siti could not follow her instructions due to the language barrier.     [FULL  STORY]

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