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Qatari workers still not receiving their salaries in time

Qatari workers still not receiving their salaries in time

By Victoria Hudson. Qatari authorities failed to address an employer’s months of delayed wages to employees despite a 2015 system built to ensure employers paid their employees on time and in full, Human Rights Watch…

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Greece tightens its policy towards immigrants

Greece tightens its policy towards immigrants

By Victoria Hudson. Under pressure of the angry Aegean Islands, the conservative Greek government tightened its policy towards immigrants and put in place plans to build a floating wall that would block ships and immigrant’s…

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The United Nations condemns human rights violations in North Korea and the last rejects the accusations.

The United Nations condemns human rights violations in North Korea and the last rejects the accusations.

The United Nations General Assembly condemned what it described as “continuing, massive violations of human rights in North Korea” in an annual resolution rejected by Pyongyang. The 193-member General Assembly approved the resolution, which was…

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House In Favour  Of Bill To Protect Worker Rights

House In Favour Of Bill To Protect Worker Rights

Some called it the best and the “most ambitious pro-labor legislation” in decades, while some are calling it the worst mistake, as Trump administration rolls out a bill  to protect US workers’ right to form…

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600,000 Rohingya at risk of “genocide”.

600,000 Rohingya at risk of “genocide”.

A United Nations fact-finding mission warned today that about 600,000 Rohingya who are still in Burma are at risk of “genocide,” noting that the return of hundreds of thousands of whom the army had previously…

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Qatar admits violating the rights of the World Cup 2020 workers.

Qatar admits violating the rights of the World Cup 2020 workers.

The Qatari government recognized the violations that affected thousands of workers working in World Cup facilities, after widespread protests in Doha by workers. The Qatari government’s recognition came in a statement published by the government’s…

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HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

By Victoria Hudson. The Italian government should suspend all support to the Libyan Coast Guard until Libya pledges to a clear plan to ensure full respect for migrants’ security and rights, Human Rights Watch said…

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Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

Corruption thrives in chaos. There is yet another example of this seen in illegal settlements that have been borne out of civil war in countries like Syria, Israel, Libya and Lebanon. The United Nations Human…

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The European Union is moving to withdraw franchises from Cambodia due to human rights violations.

The European Union is moving to withdraw franchises from Cambodia due to human rights violations.

The European Commission decided to partially withdraw the trade concessions granted to Cambodia under a program to assist developing countries, due to “serious and systematic” violations of human rights. The decision will enter into force…

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What Europe is doing for human rights in China

What Europe is doing for human rights in China

By Victoria Hudson. During the weeks before the spread of the coronavirus, China had ended up in newspapers around the world for a completely different story: the human rights violations of the Uyghurs, an ethnic…