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posted 20 October 2003 06:16 PM      Profile for Mick        Edit/Delete Post
Western Contractors In Iraq Accused of Importing Labour, Exporting Profits
Financial Times October 14, 2003

US sub-contractors are importing cheap migrant labour from south Asia to
Iraq, despite high local unemployment and complaints from Iraqi contractors
that they are being overlooked by the US-led administration in Baghdad. US
officials in the Iraqi capital say that six months into their occupation of
Iraq, security conditions have forced companies to turn to south Asian
labour to implement contracts, from prison-building to catering for US troops....

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