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Qatar: Partial Reforms Risk Undermining Progress

Expand A picture taken on December 4, 2018, shows workers at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al-Khor, a city in northeastern Qatar.  © 2018 David Harding/AFP (Beirut) – Qatar made some important progress on human rights in 2018 but failed to deliver on several key promised reforms, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019. Among the promises not yet kept is the full repeal of the exploitative kafala (sponsorship) system, which gives employers excessive power over migrant workers. “While Qatar has taken some important steps to protect human rights, there is still a long way to go before…

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