Sick, stranded and broke: COVID-19 crisis hits Gulf's migrant workers

Sick, stranded and broke: COVID-19 crisis hits Gulf's migrant workers

Channel NewsAsia - World·2020-04-24 10:16

Coronavirus and contracting oil-dependent economies have left thousands of foreign workers in the Gulf sick, unemployed, unpaid or at the mercy of unscrupulous employers. (Photo: AFP/Karim Sahib) 

ABU DHABI: When all nine men in his dormitory caught coronavirus, 27-year-old Nurudhin was bused to a remote quarantine camp - becoming one of many migrant workers Gulf states are struggling to accommodate adequately.

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