MIDDLE EAST

WORKING CONDITIONS

MIGRANT WORKERS

For Persian Gulf Migrant
Workers, the Pandemic Has
Amplified Systemic
Discrimination
Trapped in crowded, unsafe accommodations with little access to
health care, millions have been abruptly deprived of income.
By Sarah Aziza
OCTOBER 30, 2020

Family members carry the body of a deceased Nepalese migrant worker
from Qatar. (Narayan Maharjan / NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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n March 20,
Susmi Gurung, a

29-year-old migrant
worker from Nepal,

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