The most recent blow to migrant workers in Lebanon came from the State Shura Council, which rejected a new unified labor contract meant to offer them their basic rights. Dr. Lea Bou Khater, development studies expert, addresses its limitations, how the government hides behind Kafala, and why the contract was rejected.

Video: Karem Monzer
Music: Karl Bou-Rjeily

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Karem Monzer is a journalist, filmmaker, and artistic activist. He holds a BA in Communication Arts and MA in migration, using his degrees for documentary production and cinematography, scriptwriting, editing, and content creation. Through his work at Beirut Today, he seeks to peel the layers of communal struggle and delineate truths with imaginative and current affairs reporting.