Duped migrant workers face modern day slavery in Qatar
28 year old Indian Jonnadula Maruthi Prasad says he was duped into working in Qatar, now he wants to go home but he is detained in Doha. His employer refuses to give him the permission he needs to leave the country, forces him to work in a job he didn’t accept, where he risks venomous snake encounters and then only feeds him very little, once a day. Jonnadula took to social media to beg for help. He had tried the police, reporting that he had been physically attacked and abus
Stirling: Qatar’s UK business holdings should support wrongfully detained expats
With an increasing number of British citizens suffering unjust treatment and wrongful convictions in Qatar, it is time to take stock of the Gulf state’s holdings in the UK, according to Radha Stirling, founder and CEO of Due Process International and Detained in Doha. “Many people are not aware of just how pervasive Qatar’s presence is in the United Kingdom,” Stirling says, “This is quite concerning given the severity of Doha’s treatment of British citizens in their country.