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US criticizes Human Right’s body decision to compile report on racism in US

US criticizes Human Right’s body decision to compile report on racism in US

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo describes the move as Council’s hypocrisy. The UN Human Rights Council on 20 May had criticized the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis. The 47 member

Post – COVID, China plans to train 14m migrant workers

Post – COVID, China plans to train 14m migrant workers

China recently unveiled a massive job training program for its migrant workers as the economy has opened after months of lockdown due to coronavirus infection.  The program will target 14 million migrant workers. According to

COVID-19 continues to spread exponentially between migrant workers in Qatari labour camps

COVID-19 continues to spread exponentially between migrant workers in Qatari labour camps

Doha recorded 1,716 COVID-19 new cases and 4 new deaths. According to Worldometer, the total cases in Qatar from the beginning of the pandemic are 73,595, 66 the deaths, while 49,413 patients recovered. Qatar is

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

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