400 Asian workers demand back pay, hold peaceful sit-in

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Dubai, May 4 (UNI) About 400 Asian workers mostly Indians, recently demonstrated peacefully in front of the Kuwait Human Rights Society building, protesting against non-payment of salaries.

However, a few minutes into the demonstration the area was cordoned off by riot police for fear that the situation might go out of control, Al-Anba daily reported.

According to a reliable source the workers are employed by a cleaning company and they were demanding back pay. Two men delegated by the demonstrators reportedly talked to the members of the society and aired their complaints.

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