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JCMach1

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Small business owner, former professor and university administrator... former expat (lived in UAE for 10 years).

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British human rights activists feared detained by police in Qatar

Source: The Guardian

Two British human rights activists have "disappeared'"in Qatar while investigating the treatment of the country's migrant workforce. The Global Network for Rights and Development (GNRD), which employs the men, has not heard from them for more than four days and fears that they may have been detained.

Krishna Upadhyaya, 52, and Ghimire Gundev, 36, arrived in Qatar on 27 August to research a forthcoming report on the working and living conditions of Nepalese migrant workers in the Gulf emirate. Qatar's treatment of its migrant workers has drawn widespread criticism from human rights groups as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup...

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/04/qatar-british-human-rights-activists-feared-detained-police



What are our Qatari 'allies' willing to do to keep the World Cup? Apparently harass and disappear human rights workers...
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