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Sri Lanka: Further information: Women migrant workers repatriated to Sri Lanka

, Index number: ASA 37/4208/2021

Around 41 Sri Lankan migrant women, who were detained in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for up to 18 months, have been successfully repatriated to Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed in a statement the repatriation on 19 May 2021 and Amnesty International also independently verified the return of the women to Sri Lanka.

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