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Counteracting coronavirus in the workplaces

Counteracting coronavirus in the workplaces

By Victoria Hudson. All countries affected by the new coronavirus, COVID-19, have provided for the temporary reduction or suspension of activities, together with the possibility for the company to resort to work from home and…

Human rights
Future Of Migrant Workers Unsure In Corona Virus Spread

Future Of Migrant Workers Unsure In Corona Virus Spread

The corona virus situation is making migrant workers extremely insecure about their future work prospects. This is particularly a trend in the middle eastern nations that employ migrant working force in huge numbers. After Saudi…

Human rights
Asian workers struggle under Qatar’s  crisis mismanagement

Asian workers struggle under Qatar’s crisis mismanagement

Wrong decisions and belated actions exacerbated the corona virus epidemic crisis, the Tamim bin Hamad’s government proved its failure to tackle the global catastrophe,and to the right issue directives for internal affairs in Qatar. Accelerated…

Human rights
Qatar’s quarantined migrant camps are nothing less than prisons

Qatar’s quarantined migrant camps are nothing less than prisons

Qatar, which has been criticised several times for giving inhuman treatment to its migrant workers has again come under the line of fire, this time for turning the migrant camps into prison, in the name…

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US farmers will suffer from the suspension of visa issuance due to coronavirus.

US farmers will suffer from the suspension of visa issuance due to coronavirus.

For some time now, all US residents have been trying not to leave their homes, much less to appear in crowded places.  But at the same time, the opposite is happening in the Mexican city…

Human rights
Qatar Airways fires about 200 Philippine workers

Qatar Airways fires about 200 Philippine workers

Qatar Airways on Monday handed a letter of resignation to about 200 Filipinos who worked for the company.   According to David Desang, Philippine Labor Attaché in Qatar, the dismissal of workers takes effect on…

Human rights
The US State Department: workers died in Qatar as a result of harsh working conditions.

The US State Department: workers died in Qatar as a result of harsh working conditions.

The US State Department said that the Qatar’s’ government has not taken sufficient measures to stop violations of its workers rights, and the death of workers in Qatar as a result of harsh working conditions…

Human rights
Corona virus. Increase concern  for migrant workers in Qatar

Corona virus. Increase concern for migrant workers in Qatar

Qatar’s lack of transparency over the coronavirus raised questions about whether the infection could be going through the labor camps By Victoria Hudson. With the spread of coronavirus, there are increasing concerns about the situation…

Human rights
Minhai Forced To Admit Crime In China Court

Minhai Forced To Admit Crime In China Court

Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai who was detained suspiciously by China, has now been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for “providing intelligence” overseas.  He is said to have pleaded guilty and therefore will not be…

Human rights
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…