UAE pays out to former child camel jockeys

AlJazeera, May 22, 2009

The UAE has given nearly one and a half milllion dollars to Bangladesh’s government for the families of children used as camel jockeys before the practice was banned from the sport four years ago.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque, reporting from Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital, tells the story of one child jockey and his family.

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