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COVID cremations of Sri Lankan Muslims in scrutiny as people call out its policies over humanitarian grounds

COVID cremations of Sri Lankan Muslims in scrutiny as people call out its policies over humanitarian grounds

UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) have received complain by Muslim families about Sri Lanka over its policy of enforced cremations of people confirmed or suspected to have succumbed to Covid-19. The group of people have…

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China-Australia tensions worsen with the arrest of Australian journalist

China-Australia tensions worsen with the arrest of Australian journalist

Tensions amid China and Australia worsen after Australian Television journalist Cheng Lei has been arrested in China following a half year in detainment on suspicion of spying providing state secrets abroad, Australia’s Foreign Minister Marise…

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Human rights groups demand a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics

Human rights groups demand a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics

Human rights groups call for boycotting 2022 Beijing Olympics to protest abuses against Uighurs The Chinese government has been facing global criticism for its human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in…

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After coup, Myanmar’s military orders state emergency, blocks internet and phone lines

After coup, Myanmar’s military orders state emergency, blocks internet and phone lines

On Monday, the Myanmar army’s TV station announced that the power is handed over to Commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing. After seizing control, military ordered a state of emergency, blocked the internet and phone connectivity around…

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Glencore faces investigations over wastewater spill, leading to human rights abuses

Glencore faces investigations over wastewater spill, leading to human rights abuses

After complaints raised by three human rights groups against the mining giant Glencore, the UK government gave go-ahead for investigations regarding wastewater spill in Chad in 2018 by the company. The rights group accused the…

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Malaysian PPE Makers Exploited Migrant Labour Force

Malaysian PPE Makers Exploited Migrant Labour Force

Workers in Malaysia may have been infected due to negligence in personal hygiene protocols in a PPE factory, hidden camera footage has confirmed.  An assembly line of migrant workers works to package these articles to…

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Food App Delivery Staff Group Against Violation Of Labour Rights

Food App Delivery Staff Group Against Violation Of Labour Rights

Violation Of Labour Rights: As the Covid-19 virus has hit the world economies, food delivery app. have been minting money. But on the worst of the receiving end has been the delivery boys aka runners.…

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How Migrants In Thailand Are Being Marked As Virus Carriers

How Migrants In Thailand Are Being Marked As Virus Carriers

Migrants In Thailand: After the biggest outbreak in the seafood market in Thailand in December happened, migrant workers have been finding it difficult to retain work. The stringent employee guidelines and no support from the…

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How Chinese Internet Industry Is Mistreating Its Human Capital

How Chinese Internet Industry Is Mistreating Its Human Capital

Chinese Internet Industry: China’s tech industry is overworked. The recent sudden death of a 20 some young e-commerce giant Pinduoduo speaks for itself. There is gross violation of labour rights at play. Many employees are…

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Why India Needs To Acknowledge Its Migrant Population

Why India Needs To Acknowledge Its Migrant Population

Migrant Population: Migrant workers have never been as important as they have become to India today. Post the pandemic, migrant workers were desperate for survival. They were forced to return to their hometowns, sometimes even…

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