‘Modern slavery’: Intl delegation decries migrant rights abuses in Qatar

Published time: December 02, 2013 12:16                                                                             Workers in Doha, Qatar. (AFP Photo / Goh Chai Hin) Qatar has made no progress in abolishing laws that effectively force foreign workers into slavery, an international delegation has said. A worker’s rights group has estimated 4,000 migrant workers could die if nothing is done before the 2022…

Revealed: Qatar’s World Cup ‘slaves’

  Exclusive: Abuse and exploitation of migrant workers preparing emirate for 2022   Pete Pattisson in Kathmandu and Doha The Guardian,  Wednesday 25 September 2013 12.46 EDT                   Link to video: Qatar: the migrant workers forced to work for no pay in World Cup host country Dozens of Nepalese migrant labourers have died in Qatar…

Qatar: foreign workers banned from driving, holding licenses

  Human rights organizations condemn measure as discriminatory 03 July, 16:58   (ANSAmed) – DOHA, JULY 3 – In a move the Doha Traffic Department said will alleviate congestion on the streets and human rights organizations condemned as discriminatory, Qatar has banned all foreign workers except those hired as chauffeurs from driving or holding drivers’…