Qatar: Government response to Amnesty International allegations of abuse of migrant domestic workers

As part of its research into the treatment of migrant domestic workers in Qatar, Amnesty international wrote to the Qatar Government on 24 September 2020 sharing its main findings and seeking an official response to these. Below is the response from the Qatar authorities, received on 19 October 2020. This is in relation to the report, “Why do you want to rest?”: Ongoing abuse of domestic workers in Qatar, published on 20 October 2020. Available at:

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