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Scholars urge SC to review orders harming ‘Human Rights in India’

Scholars urge SC to review orders harming ‘Human Rights in India’

India - The Supreme Court's recent decisions have caused great concern among leading overseas scholars, who feel they have a "direct influence on the future of civil freedoms and human rights in India." The signatories

Who is the man driving UK’s ongoing rail strikes?

Who is the man driving UK’s ongoing rail strikes?

UK - Mick Lynch, who is a trade union leader, is behind the ongoing rail strikes in Britain, part of a wave of strikes that has swept across the country. The strikes began in June.

Guatemala arrests migrant smugglers wanted by the US

Guatemala arrests migrant smugglers wanted by the US

Guatemala - At dawn, police and undercover federal agents raided a large ranch nestled among the mountains of Guatemala, near the border with Mexico. Inside the ranch, police found a swimming pool, horses, late-model cars,

Children make up a third of migrants in documentation limbo

Children make up a third of migrants in documentation limbo

Global - Millions of people worldwide are fleeing their homes in search of safety and prosperity in other nations. About 82.4 million individuals who have been forcefully displaced are forced to leave everything they know

Bin strike in Elmbridge and Surrey Heath

Bin strike in Elmbridge and Surrey Heath

UK - Parts of Surrey have gone on a 20-day strike, which means a ban on garbage picking. The action was started by scavengers hired by Amey. The reason for the strike is wages. Several

Migrant workers’ children find access to education elusive

Migrant workers’ children find access to education elusive

India - has had an upsurge in internal migration over the past three decades, from 232.11 million in 1991 to 314.54 million in 2001 and to 455.78 million in 2011. Between the 1991 and 2011

Indian govt’s GKRA provide jobs to 50.78 crore Migrant workers

Indian govt’s GKRA provide jobs to 50.78 crore Migrant workers

India - The Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) was introduced on June 20, 2020, and it will run for 125 days. Its goal is to increase the job and income prospects for migrant workers returning

EU signs partnership with Niger to curb irregular migration

EU signs partnership with Niger to curb irregular migration

West Africa - European Union and Niger have entered a new partnership, the announcement of which was made last week on July 15 in Brussels. The “Partnership to Combat Migrant Struggling” has been formulated to

Government loan aids migrant workers’ job readiness

Government loan aids migrant workers’ job readiness

Indonesia - The Indonesian Migrant Workers Protection Agency (BP2MI) indicated that the government is committed to offering a loan that migrant workers might utilize to prepare for their employment abroad. Benny Rhamdani, head of BP2MI,

Indonesia freeze transfer of migrant workers to Malaysia

Indonesia freeze transfer of migrant workers to Malaysia

Indonesia - Due to what it believes was a violation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) struck between the two countries on the entry of domestic workers from the republic, Indonesia has once again placed

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