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Qatar charges labor right activist with spreading disinformation

Several rights groups have criticized the arrest and disappearance of 28-year-old Kenyan Malcolm Bidali, who worked as security guard and raised issues of migrant workers through his articles, earlier this month

Qatar workers deaths 6,750 migrant workers’ deaths in Qatar in last 10 years, report finds

Migrant workers in Qatar face systematic abuse and labor rights violations, issues which have gone unaddressed by the government despite repeated appeals by human rights groups and labor organizations

Qatar announces non-discriminatory minimum wage, changes to kafala system

The announcement includes a non-discriminatory minimum wage and end to the requirement of no objection certificate from the employer to change jobs

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 47

In the latest episode, Peoples Dispatch reports on violent repression on the protesters of Swaziland and Turkey, and also a rare success of migrant workers in Qatar.

Migrant workers in Qatar score rare victory over unpaid salaries

Following strikes by migrant workers, negotiations with the government resulted in the payment of delayed salaries and the arrest of guilty company officials.

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