Qatar: End corporate exploitation of migrant construction workers - 17 November 2013Headline Title: Qatar: End corporate exploitation of migrant construction workers A new report by Amnesty International finds Qatar’s construction sector rife with abuse, with workers employed on multi-million dollar projects suffering serious exploitation. A new report by Amnesty International finds Qatar’s construction sector rife with abuse, with workers employed on multi-million dollar projects suffering serious exploitation. Media Node: qatar qatar map VIDEO: Exploited and struggling to survive in Qatar At a Glance: Migrant workers in QatarThere 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 employers56% did not have a government health card, essential to access public hospitals21% “sometimes, rarely or never” received their salary on time20% got a different salary than had been promised15% worked in a different job to the one promised Source: Survey of 1,189 low-income workers in Qatar,carried out in 2012 by a study funded by the Qatar National Research Fund. Story Location: Qatar 25° 14' 31.3692" N, 51° 9' 8.4384" E “It is simply inexcusable in one of the richest countries in the world, that so many migrant workers are being ruthlessly exploited, deprived of their pay and left struggling to survive. ” Source: Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International. “Please tell me - is there any way to get out of here? ... We are going totally mad. ” Source: Nepalese construction worker, unpaid for seven months and prevented from leaving Qatar for three months. URL: Stop the abuse of migrant workers in Qatar Description: Sign the petition URL: The Dark Side of Migration: Spotlight on Qatar’s construction sector ahead of the World Cup Description: Read the report URL: Exploited and struggling to survive in Qatar Description: Feature, 17 November 2013 URL: 'Treat us like we are human: Migrant workers in Qatar' Description: Document, 17 November 2013 URL: False Promises: Exploitation and forced labour of Nepalese migrant workers Description: News Story, 12 December 2011
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