Migrant workers
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…

Labour rights
Cases Of Sexual Harassment Rampant In Australian Parliament: Report Findings Disclosed

Cases Of Sexual Harassment Rampant In Australian Parliament: Report Findings Disclosed

Australia – In a shocking revelation, it has been noted that one in three working in the Australian Parliament have faced sexual harassment. In February this year, Scott Morrison’s government came under scanner as one…

Human rights
Northeast India Faces Human Rights Issues Due to Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency

Northeast India Faces Human Rights Issues Due to Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency

India – The proliferation of various radical groups, many years of fierce armed operations, and their merciless terrorism have abused the human rights situation in Northeast India. Additionally, the aggressive mentality of the states to…

Migrant workers
South Korean Labor Ministry Restricts Inflow Of Migrant Workers

South Korean Labor Ministry Restricts Inflow Of Migrant Workers

South Korea – is planning to cancel arrival of migrant workers of those who might have travelled to the eight Southern African nations under threat of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron.  This is being done…

Labour rights
Tea garden workers in India’s tea belt struggle under continued exploitation

Tea garden workers in India’s tea belt struggle under continued exploitation

India – Indian tea industry that was developed under British rule quickly became the economic mainstay for the entire North Bengal region of India and also a profitable trade. But since the British rule, local…

Human rights
Human Rights lawyer blamed for having Terrorism links in Algeria

Human Rights lawyer blamed for having Terrorism links in Algeria

Algeria – Human Rights organization Amnesty has called for the release of human rights lawyer Abderraouf Arslane after he was arrested on terrorism charges. Amnesty said that Algerian authorities must immediately release the lawyer who…

Migrant workers
Thailand: Migrant Labour Shortage Causes Rise in Human Trafficking Amid the Pandemic

Thailand: Migrant Labour Shortage Causes Rise in Human Trafficking Amid the Pandemic

Thailand – The shortage of workers in the construction and industrial sectors in Thailand is among the primary reasons for the rise in the trafficking of migrant workers. A deficiency of migrant labourers risks exports…

Human rights
China conveniently slams Lithuania over migrant border row, but gives Belarus a clean chit

China conveniently slams Lithuania over migrant border row, but gives Belarus a clean chit

China – “The violent repression of refugees by soldiers and police in the Lithuanian border area”. These were the words of a reporter from China’s Hubei Daily Media Group when he asked Chinese Foreign Ministry…

Labour rights
Black Friday: Amazon Workers Stage Protests Across Europe Demanding Fair Pay

Black Friday: Amazon Workers Stage Protests Across Europe Demanding Fair Pay

Amazon warehouse workers and delivery drivers stage a protest across Europe, demanding fair pay and respect for their rights to join unions. These protests immensely affected the Black Friday sales, for which people wait every…

Human rights
MEPs Seek Resolution Against Russian Mercenaries In Somalia And Cameroon

MEPs Seek Resolution Against Russian Mercenaries In Somalia And Cameroon

Somalia – Russian paramilitary groups in Somalia and Cameroon have been caught into human rights violations. This is primarily keeping in mind the Wagner Group against which the European Union Parliament has adopted three resolutions.…

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