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Workers dead, injured in Dubai

posted by dru Geography: Middle East Dubai, United Arab Emirates Topics: labour, migration, media

January 18, 2007

Workers dead, injured in Dubai

The Associated Press and AFP are reporting that four workers are dead and twenty-five injured in a major construction accident.

What none of the agencies (so far, that I've seen) are saying is that an accident this bad was pretty much inevitable, given the sub-human treatment of migrant workers who are building Dubai, and the incredibly strenuous conditions and long hours they are forced to work.


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