The music video of a Nepalese song featuring the interview of a migrant worker brought back memories of my trip to Janakpur with my mate Pete, a journalist for the Guardian. The video was produced by Pete and I had been involved in the interview. The reason so many Madhesis go abroad and are protesting is partly because they have very few opportunities. Hence the large migration of the Madhesis abroad.
Parting words to a Qatari student on Facebook following a number of exchanges about Qatar and FIFA, in which he essentially painted the Arabs as victims of racism.
A glimpse into the world of Qatar and Qataris.
Compassionate leave could mean so much to a population otherwise so subjugated.
Why did my employer -- Qatar Academy -- and its administrators appear to have dropped me like a hot brick on May 1 when I was holed up at the police station? Would they have done anything differently had I been a European or North American or from another native English-speaking region of the world?
This really isn't anything to do with you or is it about you...really! This has to do with and is about me in it's entirety. However, don't worry, I am not "breaking up" with you!