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Horrible Treatment of Migrant Workers Leads FIFA to set Qatar Deadline

January 31, 2014

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(CNN) — Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have been set a tight deadline by FIFA to explain how conditions are improving for migrant workers on the various building projects associated with the hosting of football’s showpiece competition. The world governing body are demanding a “detailed report” by February 12 with “information on specific […]

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 […]

Modern Day Slavery in the Gulf

October 21, 2013

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By Dimitri Gkiokas, Special to CNN [I} recently left the Middle East after a decade in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. Both are places of invariable desert yellow monotony and mind-blowing heat, with a fine touch of 90 percent humidity during the summer months – unbearable for most, but apparently not the tens of thousands of Indian, […]

Muslim Countries and Muslims Team Up with Other Countries and Faith-Based Communities to Help Haiti

January 17, 2010

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Turkey sends in rescuers and 10 tons of aid material to Haiti Worldbulletin.net Turkey sent Sunday 10 tons of additional aid material to Haiti hit by a devastating earthquake. A statement by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said total aid material dispatched by Turkey to Haiti has reached 50 tons. After three cargo planes […]