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Qatar Refuses to let Nepalese Workers Return to Attend Funerals After Quake

theguardian Nepalese minister says Fifa must pressure the Gulf state for better treatment of 1.5 million south Asian migrants. Story here.

Sold Down the Yangtze: Canada’s Lopsided Investment Deal With China

Bilaterals.org In Sold Down the Yangtze , investment treaty expert Gus Van Harten offers a searing critique of Canada’s 31-year investment deal with China, which could end up costing taxpayers billions of dollars. Story here. Related: Free Trade: Pathway to Prosperity - or Back Road to Corporatism?