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Support for Palestinian refugees: UNRWA seeks aid of $1.6 billion in 2022

Support for Palestinian refugees: UNRWA seeks aid of $1.6 billion in 2022

United Nations agency UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) on Tuesday issued an appeal to provide aid of $1.6 billion for supporting its work of supporting Palestinian refugees. The UN agency has sought for…

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How the economic migrants are being overlooked grossly from “refugee” status

How the economic migrants are being overlooked grossly from “refugee” status

How can countries legalize the flow of people who are not accounted as refugees? This question has been shone upon palpably as recent years have witnessed a remarkable increase in humanitarian emergencies and migrant crises…

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Funeral Agencies Harass Migrant Families In Kerala

Funeral Agencies Harass Migrant Families In Kerala

India – In the most inhuman way, funeral services in Kerala are making money of the deceased migrants. Funeral agencies are troubling and harassing bereaved families when their deceased migrant family members are transported back…

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Covid-19 new variant threat: Migrant workers fear new variant, however no Omicron amongst them

Covid-19 new variant threat: Migrant workers fear new variant, however no Omicron amongst them

Thailand – border officials in frontline provinces are tightening up controls to prevent the Omicron variant from being transmitted to the local population by migrant workers. However, so far no Omicron cases have been detected…

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Why Migrant Women Are In Need For Counselling On Return From Middle East?

Why Migrant Women Are In Need For Counselling On Return From Middle East?

Bangladesh – Suffering from poverty, illiteracy and limited job possibilities, migrant women labourers who return back to their home towns, are increasing in need of counselling and rehabilitation. Many who come back from Middle Eastern…

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Shocking! Police abuses migrant workers in Portugal; Prime Minister slams them

Shocking! Police abuses migrant workers in Portugal; Prime Minister slams them

Portugal – Police officers in Portugal abused and brutally tortured migrant workers inside the police station. The videos of the incident went viral on Friday. Rights groups and politicians slammed those videos and images. The…

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Malaysian government to use app to keep migrant workers’ exploitation in check

Malaysian government to use app to keep migrant workers’ exploitation in check

Malaysia – The Malaysian government announces the launch of an application which will be used to tackle growing cases of exploitation against migrant workers. The application is especially dedicated to the prevention of such exploitative…

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Bangladesh: Manpower recruiters want airfares reduction for migrant workers

Bangladesh: Manpower recruiters want airfares reduction for migrant workers

Bangladesh – Manpower recruiters in Bangladesh have demanded to reduce airfares for migrant workers so that they can easily go to their job destination countries. The recruiters put forward their demands at a press conference…

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Malaysia: Government tightens SOPs for foreign workers’ entry on Omicron

Malaysia: Government tightens SOPs for foreign workers’ entry on Omicron

The government has tightened the standard operating procedures (SOPs) on the entry of foreign workers, following Malaysia’s first positive case involving the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Perak. It is a state in the northwest…

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Sudden change of plan for migrants seeking entry in Australia

Sudden change of plan for migrants seeking entry in Australia

Australia – Given the concerns of the latest variant of coronavirus–Omicron–the Australian government has decided to change its plan to allow fully vaccinated migrants inside its borders from December 1. The government had earlier announced…

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