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A United Nations body is investigating the alleged abuse of laborers on Saadiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates, site of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and Louvre Abu Dhabi projects, among other museum and cultural developments.

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A former professor at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi has argued that claims of academic freedom in the country are “essentially worthless” in an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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At a hard-hat tour of the Whitney’s Renzo Piano-designed building in downtown Manhattan earlier this month, it was announced that the institution plans to extend a year of museum membership to the project’s construction workers.

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