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43 million to Bangladeshi authorities to compensate children used as under-aged camel jockeys in the desert state, a minister said Wednesday.
Last July, UAE authorities, acting on information provided by the Pakistan Embassy, located and repatriated an 8-year-old Pakistani boy who allegedly had been kidnapped to work as a camel jockey, it said.
Pressure group Anti-Slavery International is battling to end the cruel exploitation of children forced to work as camel jockeys in the United Arab Emirates.
As the dossier to compensate and rehabilitate child camel jockeys who once raced in the UAE was formally closed, the extent of some of their injuries has been revealed.
But he could find no more for his rider, formerly a top camel jockey in the UAE, and he was reined in by Monterosso.
A three-member bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday was hearing a suo moto case pertaining to use of Pakistani children in camel jockey racing in foreign countries.
Many poor countries in Africa and in our neighbourhood provided a steady supply of children to serve as camel jockeys despite fears of varied child abuses in camel jockey training camps, and the dangers of injury from falling amidst a herd of racing camels.
That is because it is a win for the Emirates team," said the former camel jockey, who has now registered five wins in the 2010 Carnival.
Thursday's Classic win adds to an impressive string of victories for the former camel jockey who landed a double at last season's Dubai World Cup meeting and claimed a famous win in the Breeder's Cup Juvenile at the end of 2009.
Ajtebi, a former camel jockey who already rewritten the record books with his worldwide exploits, was totally delighted to cut it alongside some of the best jockeys in the world.
ISLAMABAD, 13 APRIL 2009 (BALOCHISTAN TIMES) -- A high level UAE delegation on Monday reviewed progress on rehabilitation of camel jockey boys, the UAE embassy said here Monday.
Whether it is Bangladeshi toddlers trafficked into the United Arab Emirates as camel jockey slaves or Chinese children smuggled into Los Angeles by snakehead criminal gangs, there is a lucrative trade in human beings.
The Hague, The Netherlands Ahmad Al Ajtebi rose from the ranks of a camel jockey to become a world-class flat-racing jockey and today two women endurance riders will take a huge step in creating history by becoming the first Emirati lady jockeys.
Dubai: The first camel marathon in the UAE saw 72 camel jockeys matching skills in one of the country's oldest traditional sports.
Moreover, Pakistan has became a source country for young boys who are kidnapped or bought to work as camel jockeys in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, a trade that can cost them their lives and limbs.