Stories Tagged 'Qatar'
The bodies of five migrant Nepali workers, who died in Malaysia and Qatar, have arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday.
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Each time an airplane passes over the house he spends his day working in, Binay Uraau is reminded of his long-held dream: securing a job and flying to Qatar.
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Qatar and Malaysia are the two foremost destinations for migrant workers from my village, Myanglung in Tehrathum. The tropical, peninsular country of Malaysia and the desert nation of Qatar have starkly different environments and are not of commensurable sizes.
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Migrant workers live in a system of exclusion without any protection of human rights
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Despite recent announcements by Qatar of major reforms to improve working conditions for millions of foreign workers on its soil, a large number of Nepali workers have not been paid for months on end.
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Qatar, a prime destination for Nepali migrant workers, has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth around 750 riyals (around Rs21,000) a month. The minimum wage is 150 riyals less than the minimum wage proposed by the Nepal government.
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