Slaves of Dubai

August 8th, 2012 by in Videos

Vice looks into just how all that elaborate shit in Dubai is built.

Most people know Dubai for its massive skyscrapers and luxurious hotels, but few know that the city was built by modern-day slaves

For months, the BBC’s Ben Anderson hung out around the glittering, insane towers springing up in Dubai trying to infiltrate the community of expatriate workers who are putting them up. What he found when he finally got in was that the jewel of the Arab world is almost entirely built upon imported slave labor.

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