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Indian Migrant Workers Plight: Rights body approaches Top Court

Indian Migrant Workers Plight: Rights body approaches Top Court

India's top human rights body has approached the Supreme Court to look into the plight of migrant labourers, millions of whom have been stranded in different parts of the country due to COVID lockdown. The

ILO concerned over proposed changes to labour laws by Indian states

ILO concerned over proposed changes to labour laws by Indian states

Sweeping changes to labour laws proposed by governments of Indian states in Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh have sparked a huge debate about their rights and protection. Following objections from labour

COVID Crisis: Garment workers in Bangladesh live through multiple challenges

COVID Crisis: Garment workers in Bangladesh live through multiple challenges

The life of hundreds of garment factory workers in Bangladesh has changed drastically since the outbreak of COVID19. The crisis poses a health risk to them. It is also a severe blow to their income

India set’s up migrant workers database

India set’s up migrant workers database

Millions of internal migrants are stranded in the midst of the lockdown in India and the lack of reliable data has exasperated their suffering. The biggest lockdown in the world in nearly its two-month mark

Australia urged to pass Magnitsky law; Amal Clooney chimes in

Australia urged to pass Magnitsky law; Amal Clooney chimes in

As the Asia-pacific power contemplates passing an important human rights law, several activists are throwing their weight behind it. Amal Clooney is among the latest activists who have urged Australia to pass the Magnitsky law

Plight of migrant workers in Singapore, unable to maintain even one-metre distance from each other

Plight of migrant workers in Singapore, unable to maintain even one-metre distance from each other

Few weeks ago, Singapore was applauded all over the world for its corona prevention  model as the country was quick to control Covid-19 transmission rate. As soon as the  news of coronavirus pandemic hit the

Japan offers aids to sex workers amid Covid19

Japan offers aids to sex workers amid Covid19

Covid-19 pandemic, and the consequent lockdown is putting the world into an important and worrying economic crisis. The response from governments and central banks has been to make economic support plans available to citizens and

Over 700 Tunisian migrants cross with force the border from Libya

Over 700 Tunisian migrants cross with force the border from Libya

Over 700 Tunisian worker migrants crossed the Ras Jedir border pass between Libya and Tunisia in masse on Monday, after remaining for days in difficult conditions trapped at the crossing due to the measures taken

The ECHR did not recognize the political nature of the “second case” against Khodorkovsky and Lebedev

The ECHR did not recognize the political nature of the “second case” against Khodorkovsky and Lebedev

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) partially satisfied the lawsuit of the former head of the Yukos company Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the former head of the Menatep financial association PlatonLebedev, but did not admit,

The British government will present on January 31 a new package of sanctions against violators of human rights

The British government will present on January 31 a new package of sanctions against violators of human rights

London has announced the launch of an EU-independent sanctions regime against foreign nationals who are involved in human rights abuses. Under this project, the UK government will be able to block the assets of suspects

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