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Maid brutally beaten in Hong Kong

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HONG KONG - Hong Kong police said they have arrested a woman accused of beating her Indonesian maid in a case that has triggered outrage over its alleged brutality. 

The maid's case drew attention after photos started circulating among Indonesians in Hong Kong of her injuries, showing the woman's face, hands and legs covered with scabs and lacerations, and blackened skin around her feet.

A migrant workers' union in Hong Kong said the maid, who arrived in May last year, was tortured by her employers on a daily basis and forced to wear a diaper.

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