Ex-Saudi workers to migrants: ‘Pray you do not get in trouble’

Waigwa and Swaleh half-starved in congested cells for months without trial or proper medical care after fallout with employers

In Summary

• Aspiring sales agent Ismail Waigwa spent 10 months in custody after contract dispute

• Saggaf Swaleh was jailed for six months after he was falsely blamed for fatal accident

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a land of opportunity and misery in equal measure for Kenyans seeking greener pastures abroad.

Ismail Waigwa, 35, a father of four living in Mombasa, vividly ...

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