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Old Jan 3rd 2011, 11:50 am
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Why would they do such a thing? It's not as if they are living in squalid cramped conditions...........

http://en.news.maktoob.com/200900005...t_/Article.htm
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Why would they do such a thing? It's not as if they are living in squalid cramped conditions...........

http://en.news.maktoob.com/200900005...t_/Article.htm
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Why would they do such a thing? It's not as if they are living in squalid cramped conditions...........

http://en.news.maktoob.com/200900005...t_/Article.htm
Same reason as in every other riot - frustration. Rioting is not a rational act...it's a emotive mob based action.

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you have broken your new year's resolution.
I know............... I couldn't let the passing of PP go unavatared........
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I know............... I couldn't let the passing of PP go unavatared........
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So not Ford Open Prison then ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/ar...esnt-work.html

Where these poor, sad people/convicted criminals (some of them murderers) had a games room, library, gym etc and decided to burn them down because they objected to having to take breathalyser tests?
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All joking aside now...Be careful friends- These slaves might revolt one day and come after you people that have been livin the good life at their expense. Don't think it hasn't happened in the past.

It's called History, look into it
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Seriously...I'd hate to see some of you innocent wives paying for the crimes of your husbands over there. You can only work people like dogs for so long before they break out of their camps one night and storm the town..And your soft desk jockey husbands would be no match for a mob of angry working men.
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Default Re: Workers trash labour camp, then strike......

Originally Posted by Norm_uk View Post
Same reason as in every other riot - frustration. Rioting is not a rational act...it's a emotive mob based action.

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Even the most docile pet or human will eventually get fed up and strike out if they are routinely under duress.

Other than vehicle demolitoion, the camps were in most likelyhood barely any better before they got 'trashed', which is no doubt part of the reason for the workers lashing out.
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
Even the most docile pet or human will eventually get fed up and strike out if they are routinely under duress.

Other than vehicle demolitoion, the camps were in most likelyhood barely any better before they got 'trashed', which is no doubt part of the reason for the workers lashing out.
..If your livin there, your benefitting from the exploitation. I do bad things too, but at least I don't go around posting like my hands are clean..I don't want to bring everybody down or exaggerate anything, but to some extent, you are all war criminals.
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Originally Posted by Tommy All Call View Post
..If your livin there, your benefitting from the exploitation. I do bad things too, but at least I don't go around posting like my hands are clean..I don't want to bring everybody down or exaggerate anything, but to some extent, you are all war criminals.
I ain't living there, left in the 90s before I was 18.

Whether one lives there or not is a moot point regarding criticism or disgust at the situation because thats like saying an abolotionist shouldn't criticise slavery because they indirectly benefited from the wealth created by slavery.

It is unavoidable and inescapable that anyone with direct knowledge with living conditionts on the ground would have benefited in some manner from the slave like labour there, so does this mean only foreigners who never set foot in UAE can criticise the local situation? Ofcourse if you think so then the locals could easily retort back that said foreigners don't have first hand knowledge so their criticism is not accurate. You also end up aiding the apologists by removing eyewitness accounts and first hand expereinces of persons on the ground.
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
I ain't living there, left in the 90s before I was 18.

Whether one lives there or not is a moot point regarding criticism or disgust at the situation because thats like saying an abolotionist shouldn't criticise slavery because they indirectly benefited from the wealth created by slavery.

It is unavoidable and inescapable that anyone with direct knowledge with living conditionts on the ground would have benefited in some manner from the slave like labour there, so does this mean only foreigners who never set foot in UAE can criticise the local situation?
No, but you have to admit that you're crawling over other people to make your living. Don't act like you have nothing to do with it.
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Originally Posted by Tommy All Call View Post
..If your livin there, your benefitting from the exploitation. I do bad things too, but at least I don't go around posting like my hands are clean..I don't want to bring everybody down or exaggerate anything, but to some extent, you are all war criminals.
do you own any electronic goods?
do you own any clothes made in asia?
do you own any sports gear made in asia, central or southern america?
do you ever eat food that may be sourced in asia ie rice, tuna, shrimp etc?
do you ever eat any chocolate or products containing chocolate extracts?

you cant answer no so you might as well accept it that you too actively support the exploitation of others from countries less economically powerful than the one in which you live. apparently you do post as if your hands are clean
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No, but you have to admit that you're crawling over other people to make your living. Don't act like you have nothing to do with it.
I am not contributing to the misery.

So if I don't show any sort of sympathy or compassion , would that be better?So not only are the workers being treated like shit but now none should even take their side.
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Default Re: Workers trash labour camp, then strike......

Originally Posted by Tommy All Call View Post
..If your livin there, your benefitting from the exploitation. I do bad things too, but at least I don't go around posting like my hands are clean..I don't want to bring everybody down or exaggerate anything, but to some extent, you are all war criminals.
You're a complete twat. By living and working in AD and ensuring that I treat everyone fairly, ensuring that my company doesn't discriminate unfairly, I'm doing "bad things"?

Your problem is that you go around posting like the complete twat you are. Now kindly eff off back to your miserable, unimaginative life.
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