Bahrain’s immigrant workers in trouble

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This is a video by Yousif Hassan and his friends on migrant workers in Bahrain.

From the Washington Post in the USA:

Watch: A Bahraini tries living a day in the life of a migrant worker

By Adam Taylor

February 25 at 12:05 PM

More than half of the 1.4 million people living in Bahrain are thought to be migrant workers, journeying from South Asia and elsewhere to the Persian Gulf state because of economic factors. Many end up in low-paid, menial work once they are there, living a very different life compared with the Bahrainis around them.

The Washington Post should rather say: some of the Bahrainis.

Last week, a young Bahraini named Yousif Hassan decided to show the gulf between his life and that of migrant workers, by living a “day in the life” of a low-paid convenience store worker. With the help of some friends, he filmed his day.

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