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A modern slavery: labour and human rights violations against the Bangladeshi migrant workers in Mauritius

A modern slavery: labour and human rights violations against the Bangladeshi migrant workers in Mauritius

By Victoria Hudson. According to local media, human rights activists reported Bangladeshi migrant workers employed at some apparel factories in Mauritius are being forced to work as modern-day slaves. The Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Programme (OKUP),…

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Human Rights “confirms Qatar’s failure to address human rights violations.”

Human Rights “confirms Qatar’s failure to address human rights violations.”

Human Rights Watch confirmed that migrant workers, asylum seekers, stateless people, and women in Qatar remained vulnerable to abuse despite new laws and regulations aimed at protecting rights better. In the World Report 2020, the…

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A human rights report reveals serious violations against workers in Qatar.

A human rights report reveals serious violations against workers in Qatar.

An Egyptian human rights organization has revealed that migrant workers in Qatar have been subjected to serious violations, against the backdrop of the demonstrations they conducted, in protest against the harsh living conditions in which…

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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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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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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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UAE decided to reestablish its postal services to Qatar considering the situation of workers in both the countries

UAE decided to reestablish its postal services to Qatar considering the situation of workers in both the countries

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar have resumed postal services which ended after a diplomatic conflict in 2017 said on February 10.  The resumption of the message became possible after a meeting between the…

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Researchers demand Qatar preventive measures to protect the workers of the World Cup 2022.

Researchers demand Qatar preventive measures to protect the workers of the World Cup 2022.

Researchers called on the Qatari government to take preventive measures to reduce sunlight injury to workers who work in sports facilities, which endangers their lives. Researchers from the Fame Lab at the University of Thessaly…

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Qatar’s investigation of violations of workers’ rights reveals the worst

Qatar’s investigation of violations of workers’ rights reveals the worst

The Qatari violations of human rights in the file of migrant workers  doesn’t seem to end . Migrant workers carried out days ago a strike against their employer : the construction company taking care of…