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Palm Tree Island
Khor Al Udaid
Madinat Al Shamal
Al Ruwais
Al Zubara
Dukhan
Marroub Fort

Al Ghuwair Castle
Al Zubarah
Al Rakiyat Fort
Barzan Tower
Umm Salal Mohammed Fort
Al Wajbah Fort
Al Jassasiya
Ishat Island
Shrao Island
Haloul Island
Al Saflia Island
Alia Island

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Qatar Human Rights

Qatar is a destination country for men and women from South and Southeast Asia who migrate willingly, but are subsequently trafficked into involuntary servitude as domestic workers and laborers, and, to a lesser extent, commercial sexual exploitation; the most common offence was forcing workers to accept worse contract terms than those under which they were recruited; other conditions include bonded labor, withholding of pay, restrictions on movement, arbitrary detention, and physical, mental, and sexual abuse.

According to the Trafficking in Persons Report by the US State Department, men and women who are lured into Qatar by promises of high wages are often forced into underpaid labor. The report states that Qatari laws against forced labour are rarely enforced and that labour laws often result in the detention of victims in deportation centres, pending the completion of legal proceedings. The report places Qatar at tier 3, as one of the countries that neither satisfies the minimum standards or demonstrates significant efforts to come into compliance.

The government maintains that it is setting the benchmark when it comes to human rights and treatment of labourers.

Qatari contracting agency Barwa is constructing a residential area for laborers known as Barwa Al Baraha, also called Workers City. The project was launched after a recent scandal in Dubai's Labor 'Slave' camps. The project aims to provide a reasonable standard of living as defined by the new Human Rights Legislation. The Barwa Al Baraha will cost around $1.1 billion and will be a completely integrated city in the industrial area in Doha. Along with 4.25 square meters of living space per person, the residential project will provide parks, recreational areas, malls, and shops for labourers. Phase one of the project was set to be completed at the end of 2008, and the project itself will be completed by the middle of 2010.


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Qatar Tourism
Qatar Tourism: Palm Tree Island - Khor Al Udaid - Madinat Al Shamal - Al Ruwais - Al Zubara - Dukhan - Marroub Fort
Al Ghuwair Castle - Al Zubarah - Al Rakiyat Fort - Barzan Tower - Umm Salal Mohammed Fort - Al Wajbah Fort
Al Jassasiya - Ishat Island - Shrao Island - Haloul Island - Al Saflia Island - Alia Island

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