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Sri Lankans Forced Into Labor in Iraq

In Sri Lanka’s war-torn north and east, where killings happen every day and work is nearly nonexistent, it doesn’t take much to entice a man to leave. So when an employment agency offered a steady paycheck for laboring amid Dubai’s soaring glass and steel towers, 17 young Sri Lankan men paid their fee to the job brokers — $2,000, a small fortune on this tropical island — and signed up. Full Story

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