Renee Maltezou & Deepa Babington at Ekathimerini: Tortured, detained and ordered out: a migrant's tale in Greece

Egyptian immigrant Waleed Taleb says demanding his unpaid wages in Greece came at a heavy price; 18 hours chained and beaten by his boss, a stint in jail and orders to leave the country he calls home.

One of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who toil in Greece’s black labour market, Taleb had just finished cleaning the bakery where he worked one November morning on the island of Salamina when he sparked his boss’s fury.

Content note: This piece includes an photo of healed scars from a severe beating.

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