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UAE detains 3,000 Indian workers over camp riot

July 9, 2008


Arab News   ABU DHABI: Around 3,000 Indian workers were detained at an undisclosed location on the outskirts of the UAE capital on charges of arson and rioting. The workers of a large ceramics manufacturing unit in the emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah were rounded up by security agencies after they went on a rampage at […]

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, […]