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Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

By WSN Editorial Board

February 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Human Rights Watch reports that labor conditions at NYU's construction projects in Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island aren't been monitored closely enough and abuses are still happening.

From the Emirates: On Saadiyat, Al Fajr clocks in place of call to prayer

From the Emirates: On Saadiyat, Al Fajr clocks in place of call to prayer

By Sam Ball

November 3, 2014


Filed under News

NYU Abu Dhabi students cannot hear the call to prayer from the new campus.

NYUAD hires new investigators to revisit labor conditions

NYUAD hires new investigators to revisit labor conditions

By John Ambrosio, News Editor

July 2, 2014


Filed under News

NYU Abu Dhabi’s regional partner Tamkeen will hire the corporate investigating firm Nardello & Co to look into labor conditions at the Saadiyat Island campus. The news came a little more than a month after The New York Times ran a story that alleged that the subcontractors used by NYUAD and Tamkeen had...

University responds to report claiming mistreatment of workers at NYUAD island campus

University responds to report claiming mistreatment of workers at NYUAD island campus

By Michael Domanico, Managing Editor

May 2, 2014


Filed under News

Courtesy of NYUADThe controversy over the rights of migrant workers constructing NYU Abu Dhabi’s new Saadiyat Island campus continues with the release of a new report. Gulf Labor, a coalition of artists and activists working to protect the rights of migrant workers on Saadiyat Island, released its f...