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Concerns Continue Over Migrant Worker Conditions on Georgetown’s Qatar Campus

Concerns Continue Over Migrant Worker Conditions on Georgetown’s Qatar Campus

“What we’ve seen at Georgetown-Qatar is the norm erosion of our ethical standards.” So wrote Ian Almond — a world literature professor at Georgetown University’s campus in Doha, Qatar, who is currently on leave — in a November 2017 letter sent to Provost Robert Groves concerning the treatment of migrant[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 2 comments Features, News, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GU’s Commitment to Workers in Qatar

Like The Hoya’s editorial board, Georgetown University is committed to the welfare of migrant workers in Qatar. Our commitment to our workers drove us to partner with the Qatar Foundation to establish a Joint Task Force on Migrant Worker Welfare in January 2017; we have spent the past year implementing[Read More…]

by February 28, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Extend Rights to Qatar Campus

Georgetown University is in a position of great power regarding the rights of abused migrant workers in Qatar. So far, it has shirked its responsibility by allowing Qatari standards to dictate treatment of its own employees. As Georgetown’s Washington, D.C. campus re-examines the rights of graduate students to be recognized[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 4 comments Editorial
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
About 40 students lay down in Red Square on Monday afternoon to draw attention to the 43 Mexican students who went missing in September after clashing with local police in Guerrero.

Laying In for Missing Mexican Students

Around 40 Georgetown students lay on the ground across Red Square on Monday afternoon to raise awareness about 43 students in Mexico who have been missing since clashes with the police Sept. 26. “We wanted to break the silence that has come to characterize U.S. response to violence in Mexico,”[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top