Tag: migrant-labour

novel way to travel

novel way to travel

17 Jul, '089 Comments

novel way to travel, originally uploaded by malyousif. I noticed this truck transporting cement, a commodity that was in extremely short supply in Bahrain only a few days ago, but the novel way that the workers themselves are transported seem to indicate a very short supply of common sense and of course a complete disregard […]

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M.Report – S01E04

20 Apr, '080 Comments

In this one, I introduce my initial experience with Zain, my new broadband supplier, I talk about the government’s decision to rescinds its order requiring decent transport to be provided to workers and Filbert makes an appearance!

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Chicken for lunch?

Chicken for lunch?

11 Feb, '0878 Comments

I’m not sure what those “guest workers” are complaining about. Really. They just hear a rumour by the Indian Ambassador that his country is planning a minimum wage for their citizens working in the Gulf for BD100 ($265) a month, and they automatically think that they should be included in that new criteria. Not only […]

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Happy May Day

Happy May Day

1 May, '076 Comments

But only to the Bahraini workers. Those who are in the private sector to be exact. Let’s forget those in the public sector, as they are not allowed to form trade unions, they’re unimportant and can’t be counted. Let’s also forget the Asian workers: Indians, Pakistanis, Bengalies, Filipinos and others who we simply don’t want […]

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Shoes

Shoes

1 Sep, '069 Comments

Shoes, originally uploaded by malyousif. While most of us are enjoying our weekends, let’s spare a moment to think of those who continue to struggle to eek out a living. Have a wonderful Friday. and I wish all my American friends a very happy Labour Day!

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