1. Home
  2. Author Blogs

Author: WR News Writer

WR News Writer

Indonesia takes action to protect migrant workers from ‘hell’

Indonesia takes action to protect migrant workers from ‘hell’

Indonesia - In response to a report by an advocacy organization that claimed the detainees were being held in "hellish" conditions, the Indonesian government has decided to hasten the repatriation of illegal migrant laborers imprisoned

Lebanon Still Lacks Laws To Protect Migrant Workers  

Lebanon Still Lacks Laws To Protect Migrant Workers  

Lebanon - Workers have been tortured in Lebanon in a recent news that has gone viral on the social media. The cherry pickers were beaten down by their employer for seeking mercy while they were

Bengali workers assist as Malayalis leave the paddy fields

Bengali workers assist as Malayalis leave the paddy fields

Bangladesh - When getting ready for the day's labor at a paddy field in Kuthanur, Thufan, 23, from Murshidabad in West Bengal, wears a T-shirt with the words "Palakkadan Karshaka Munnettam" written on it. He

Migrant care workers come to aid UK but are now enslaved by debt

Migrant care workers come to aid UK but are now enslaved by debt

United Kingdom - Meera Stephen arrived in the UK with a big bag and even sillier aspirations. The 27-year-old, one of thousands of migrant workers who arrived as a result of a government recruiting campaign

Migrant workers in China fear more lockdowns as Covid threat persists

Migrant workers in China fear more lockdowns as Covid threat persists

China - "Calm down, you're overthinking things!" Ji reassures his clients while he cleans a sixth-floor window by sticking more than half of his body out of it. It's June 2, one day after Shanghai's

Debt Bondage: Risky Business for Vietnamese people

Debt Bondage: Risky Business for Vietnamese people

Vietnam - Recruitment fees for Vietnamese migrants are at an all-time high. While paying off massive debts to recruiters and working jobs at foreign businesses they can't afford to lose, they risk debt bondage. Many

COVID-19’s impact on labor migration

COVID-19’s impact on labor migration

Abul Basar has been a resident in Saudi Arabia for the past 14 years. He tried his luck as a migrant worker in the oil-rich desert state of Saudi Arabia after failing to find a

Migrant workers suffer in Singapore’s concealed lockdown

Migrant workers suffer in Singapore’s concealed lockdown

Singapore - The men who keep Singapore running spend a weekday evening enclosed by a 2-metre-high fence at the Migrant Workers' Centre Recreation Club, roughly 20 kilometers west of the city-core state's business district. Inside,

How To Get A Work Permit In Sydney: Everything You Need To Know

How To Get A Work Permit In Sydney: Everything You Need To Know

Australia - provides several working visa programs to immigrants. If you’re planning to work while you travel, you will need to secure a visa. Sydney is one of Australia's largest cities. Do you want to

How To Get A Canadian Work Permit: Everything You Need To Know

How To Get A Canadian Work Permit: Everything You Need To Know

Canada - issues thousands of work permits every year to people from all corners of the world. Do you want to work in Canada? Below is a guide on how you can obtain a Canadian

Get our Daily News Capsule

Get Human Rights News & Violation, Labours Rights News, Work-Life Balance delivered directly to your inbox.