Pressure mounts for Gulf labour reform - 24 Jan 08

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Their living and working conditions are described by rights groups as atrocious. An estimated six million migrant workers , mostly from Asia, who are helping to build the rich Gulf economies.

But international pressure for an end to what some term slavery appears to be having an impact .

Officials from GCC states and their Asian counterparts, have been meeting in Abu Dhabi to discuss migrant workers. Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

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