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Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Amid the rising cases of Coronavirus infection, the worries of migrant workers are also increasing with each passing day. Recently, the Nepali Embassy in the United Kingdom rescued a migrant worker who was forcibly thrown…

Work life balance
Headline Working From Home During Pandemic – How To Manage Time

Headline Working From Home During Pandemic – How To Manage Time

Sitting at your work desk at home but thinking about the piling laundry sitting to be folded or the lunch yet to be cooked! This is, quite amusingly, a common story among working professionals at…

Human rights
Prison System Needs To Be Released Of The Overload During Pandemic Crisis

Prison System Needs To Be Released Of The Overload During Pandemic Crisis

Governments and prison systems across the globe are facing backlash on accord of the overload of prisons and the poor conditions for inmates. As the Corona virus outbreak escalated across nations, the social and human…

Migrant workers
Qatar reserves inhuman treatment to migrant workers during COVID-19, hundreds of Nepalese expelled and detained

Qatar reserves inhuman treatment to migrant workers during COVID-19, hundreds of Nepalese expelled and detained

Last month Qatar deported hundreds of Nepali workers, most of them building infrastructure for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, under the pretext of testing them for the coronavirus, raising new fears about the fate of…

Human rights
94% of COVID-19 cases in Qatar are foreigners, daily stats show

94% of COVID-19 cases in Qatar are foreigners, daily stats show

Qatar has made promising commitments to support migrant workers during this unprecedented crisis, including earmarking funds to cover quarantined migrant workers’ wages, and setting up a hotline for grievances. But these promises have never been…

Migrant workers
Civil society asks Tunisia to release immigration detainees amid COVID-19 pandemic

Civil society asks Tunisia to release immigration detainees amid COVID-19 pandemic

Several Tunisian organizations, along with Amnesty International, denounced on Friday the detention of several dozen migrants in the Center of El Ouardia (Al Wardia), in Tunisia, officially known as a hosting and orientation center. The…

Migrant workers
Singapore hasn’t minimized testing migrant workers in dormitories, says Gan Kim Yong

Singapore hasn’t minimized testing migrant workers in dormitories, says Gan Kim Yong

Many health experts have lately criticized the Singapore government for decreasing the number of tests done on migrant laborers lessened in the dormitory. However, Gan Kim Yong reassured on 27 April that the testing capacity…

News
Coronavirus: Lockdown and its Impact on Work-Life Balance

Coronavirus: Lockdown and its Impact on Work-Life Balance

When coronavirus was announced as a pandemic by the World Health Organization, many nations took precautionary measures to contain the virus from spreading. Among them was work from home for many employees due to the…

Migrant workers
Thousands of migrant workers in the UAE feel abandoned by their governments amid the coronavirus

Thousands of migrant workers in the UAE feel abandoned by their governments amid the coronavirus

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, MoHRE, announced last week that it is studying measures to take with regards to current labour relations with partner countries refusing to cooperate with evacuation…

Migrant workers
Coronavirus worsens plight of migrant workers in Qatar, regime priorities business over life

Coronavirus worsens plight of migrant workers in Qatar, regime priorities business over life

Qatar has reported the maximum number coronavirus positive cases among the six Gulf nations, (i.e. over 2000). Yet the nation seems less shaken by the health concerns and more worried about finishing its construction projects…