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Children Camel Jockeys

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»  Children Camel Jockeys
Children under 12, sold for debt can end up as camel jockeys. They are so small they are held to the saddle by Velcro pants. Although this is illegal in the UAE, it is still common practice. Children are brought in under the guise of 'relative.'
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» Camera: Olympus C750UZ
» Exp. time: 1/800 (0.001 secs)
» Aperture: f/4
» Focal length: 35 mm
» ISO speed: 50

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4. Apr 9, 2011 erdos23
"Great photo! I'm thinking of using it as a reference on a dream journal site. If I do, I will make sure to link it back to this page. Thank you so much! Its lovely."

3. May 26, 2005 heidigreen
"The UAE has clamped down the illegal practiceof children as camel jockeys some of the kids were as young as 2 years. The UAE has raised the age of jockeys to 16. Fines are being heavily imposed. The problem now is the children are being sent home to families that can afford to feed them. So the question then becomes which is the better life ."

2. Jan 24, 2005 Kreon
"It's a mad world we are living in"

1. Jan 24, 2005 psasser
"Great photo with a sad story. "

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