As human rights groups expose Qatar as one of the worst countries in the world for human trafficking/slavery, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport “is excited” to present it’s newest partner, Qatar Airways—at an illustrious gala, featuring Jennifer Lopez this Tuesday, May 17th at Fox Theatre.
Qatar Airways is owned by the nation of Qatar, where being LGBT punishable by up to five years in prison. Other “illicit sexual acts” are punished by flogging, the penalty for adultery being 100 lashes.
Labor Unions are illegal in Qatar, where immigrants make up 90% of the workforce. Upon entering the country, their passports are seized and migrant workers are often forced into slavery. Those who protest or try to leave are thrown in prison.
Qatar Airways employs more than 40,000 people. Workers are forced to live on company property where their “behavior” is monitored—female employees who get pregnant or married are terminated immediately.
“With every new destination we serve, we seek to become a part of that community” says Chief Executive Officer, Akbar Al Baker—He asked for it, so let’s show him a hearty welcome, give him a real taste of Atlanta: the bastion of the civil rights movement and birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr.