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Qatar accuses Amnesty International of “misleading” public opinion
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Qatar accuses Amnesty International of “misleading” public opinion

The Ministry of Labour has issued a statement in response to Amnesty’s report “Reality Check 2021: A Year to the 2022 WorldCup”, stating that Qatar rejects its assertion that labour reforms have not translated into changes on the ground for hundreds of thousands of migrant workers. The statement is as follows: Qatar rejects Amnesty’s assertion...

Australian lamb industry hit as Qatar cancels subsidy on $300m-a-year trade
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Australian lamb industry hit as Qatar cancels subsidy on $300m-a-year trade

The Qatari government has moved to cancel a subsidy for the Australian lamb industry, even as Australia’s agriculture and meat sector continues to reel from Chinese import bans. Australia’s $300m-a-year lamb trade with Qatar has been underpinned by a subsidy program in place since 2015. It was due to finish in 2023, but the Qatari...

Abu Dhabi Bank in US courts due to illegal practices
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Abu Dhabi Bank in US courts due to illegal practices

The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority QFCRA has commenced legal proceedings in New York to compel First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) to pay a court ordered judgment debt of QAR 200,000,000 (USD 55 million) that was first imposed on the bank back in August 2019. The legal action comes after the Emirati bank failed to...