Die Gebäier zu Dubai sinn jo schon spektakulär, mee et däerf een net vergiessen, dass die meescht mat quasi-Sklaven gebaut gouffen.
“What life? We have no life here. We are prisoners. We wake up at five, arrive to work at seven and are back at the camp at nine in the evening, day in and day out.”
“They lied to us,” a worker with a long beard says. “They told us lies to bring us here. Some of us sold their land; others took big loans to come and work here.”
As they eat, the men talk more about their lives. “My shift is eight hours and two overtime, but in reality we work 18 hours,” one says. “The supervisors treat us like animals. I don’t know if the owners [of the company] know.”
“We need slaves,” my friend says. “We need slaves to build monuments. Look who built the pyramids – they were slaves.”