Sunday, November 30, 2014

They will be exonerated: sell them more weapons

"Sharan Burrow, the ITUC’s general secretary, said: “These Gulf states, among the wealthiest in the world, are developing their economies on the basis of the kafala system, which is modern-day slavery.You are owned by an employer; you have no right of movement from job to job; there’s no serious compliance [with] the fundamental ILO articles of workers’ rights; and you’re not free to leave when the job becomes unbearable or the living conditions are such that you can no longer live with dignity.This must end.” "