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Saudi Arabia's Labor System Is Completely Broken (VIDEO)

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SAUDI ARABIA
An illegal migrant walsk to a police bus with his belongings on November 13, 2013 before being transferred to a center in the capital Riyadh ahead of their deportation. Renewed clashes on November 13 between Saudis and illegal migrants, targeted in a nationwide campaign, killed one person and wounded 17. A Sudanese died as Saudis clashed with illegal migrants in the southern Riyadh neighborhood of Manfuhah, scene to riots over recent days. Last week, the ultra-conservative kingdom began rounding | FAYEZ NURELDINE via Getty Images

This week Saudi authorities resumed a sweeping crackdown on foreign workers violating local labor laws. Officials arrested more than 20,000 people over two days, according to the Jeddah-based Saudi Gazette, and deported many of them.