David Segall, Policy Associate at Stern's Center for Business and Human Rights, discusses the impact of Qatar's embargo on its migrant workers
— July 20, 2017
Excerpt from The Washington Post -- "'The current [Gulf Cooperation Council] diplomatic crisis has drowned out conversations on migrant rights in the region, but the two are actually linked,' said David Segall, who researches labor in the Persian Gulf at New York University’s Stern Center for Business and Human Rights. 'More and more workers are stranded in the gulf because their employers have been deported or have suspended business operations. This is a predictable pitfall of a system that gives employers inordinate sponsorship powers over workers, and is a reminder of the need for reform.'"