The ITUC has welcomed a decision by the International Labour Organisation to maintain pressure on Qatar over its ’kafala’ system of modern slavery.
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Governments should reject Qatar’s false and misleading claims at the ILOA submission by the government of Qatar to the International Labour Organisation, in the lead up to next week’s ILO discussion on a complaint lodged by the ITUC on Qatar’s “kafala” system of modern slavery, is full of false and misleading claims, according to the ITUC.
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