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Nepal Migrants

Unpaid and abandoned: the abuse of Mercury MENA workers

PART 2: NEPAL Out of sight, out of mind At the end of 2017, at least thirty-four male Nepali migrants returned home from Qatar penniless, dejected and overloaded with debt. Employed by Mercury MENA, a major mechanical, engineering and plumbing company with operations across the Middle East and...
Qatar Migrants

Unpaid and abandoned: the abuse of Mercury MENA workers

PART 1: QATAR “Promises won’t feed my family” In October 2017, at the very moment when Qatar was announcing that it would embark on a series of landmark reforms that could drastically improve the country’s poor record on workers’ rights ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, dozens of...
Death Penalty

Death Penalty 2021: Facts and Figures

Global figures Amnesty International recorded 579 executions in 18 countries in 2021, an increase of 20% from the 483 recorded in 2020. This figure represents the second lowest number of executions recorded by Amnesty International since at least 2010. Most known...