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Amnesty International: Qatar Foreign Workers “Treated Like Animals”

November 17, 2013

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BBC.CO.UK At a Glance Migrant workers in Qatar There are some 1.35 million foreign nationals working in Qatar. Migrant workers now make up some 94 per cent of the total workforce in the country. 90% had their passports held by their employers 56% did not have a government health card, essential to access public hospitals […]

Strangling Human Rights in Syria

October 31, 2007

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Source: Human Rights Watch If you say you are a human rights activist to a security official, it is as if you are admitting you are a criminal. –Syrian human rights activist, November 20061 The government of Syria severely constrains the freedom of human rights activists to express their views and to associate as a […]