Leading Qatari paper prints a racist anti-migrants cartoon

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Nov 22 2009

The Gulf Times, Qatar's top-selling English daily newspapers published the following racist cartoon in today's edition.
Instead of portraying maids as the defenseless victims of abuse, which they too often are, they are shown a child-killers. This cartoon is a manifestation of the prevalent racist attitude toward migrants in the region.

Housemaid's Revenge cartoon

Housemaid's Revenge cartoon

We urge you to contact the Gulf Times and demand an apology for publishing this offensive cartoon, using this address: editor@gulf-times.com. You can also contact the cartoonist at mo7md@raya.com.

Thanks to Nigel Gourlay for sharing this.

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