Saudi Diplomat Faces 'Slavery' Claim At UK Top Court

By Christopher Crosby (October 13, 2021, 6:41 PM BST) -- A Saudi Arabian diplomat accused of trafficking a domestic servant into appalling working conditions cannot hide from litigation because diplomatic immunity doesn't apply to "modern slavery," a lawyer for the worker told the U.K.'s top court on Wednesday.

A lawyer for a former employee of a Saudi Arabian diplomat has told the U.K. Supreme Court that International law shielding diplomats from civil litigation doesn't apply to cases of human trafficking, which is an exception to their immunity. (iStock) International law shielding diplomats from civil litigation doesn't apply to cases of human trafficking, which is an exception to their immunity, lawyers for...

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