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Dubai deports 4,000 workers for striking against poor salaries and work conditions

October 30, 2007


Source: Al-Jazeera Four thousand Asian labourers in Dubai who staged strikes last weekend over poor salaries and working conditions are to be deported, a local newspaper says quoting a government official. Several thousand manual workers recently stopped work and reportedly occupied and vandalised a building before attacking police and vehicles with stones. Humaid bin Deemas, […]

Muslim groups draft rulebook for mosques to drive out extremists

October 30, 2007


Patrick Wintour, political editor Tuesday October 30, 2007 The Guardian The first attempt by British Muslims to set out the core standards and constitutions for Britain’s 1,350-plus mosques and Islamic centres has been drawn up by a new body representing four leading groups. The move was welcomed by Hazel Blears, the communities secretary. Ministers have […]