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Malaysian PPE Makers Exploited Migrant Labour Force

Malaysian PPE Makers Exploited Migrant Labour Force

Workers in Malaysia may have been infected due to negligence in personal hygiene protocols in a PPE factory, hidden camera footage has confirmed.  An assembly line of migrant workers works to package these articles to…

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Food App Delivery Staff Group Against Violation Of Labour Rights

Food App Delivery Staff Group Against Violation Of Labour Rights

Violation Of Labour Rights: As the Covid-19 virus has hit the world economies, food delivery app. have been minting money. But on the worst of the receiving end has been the delivery boys aka runners.…

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How Migrants In Thailand Are Being Marked As Virus Carriers

How Migrants In Thailand Are Being Marked As Virus Carriers

Migrants In Thailand: After the biggest outbreak in the seafood market in Thailand in December happened, migrant workers have been finding it difficult to retain work. The stringent employee guidelines and no support from the…

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Why India Needs To Acknowledge Its Migrant Population

Why India Needs To Acknowledge Its Migrant Population

Migrant Population: Migrant workers have never been as important as they have become to India today. Post the pandemic, migrant workers were desperate for survival. They were forced to return to their hometowns, sometimes even…

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Philippines investigates how President’s security team got Covid-19 vaccine, embassy in China oblivious

Philippines investigates how President’s security team got Covid-19 vaccine, embassy in China oblivious

Philippines investigates: Like rest of the developing nations, has been eagerly waiting to obtain the covid-19 vaccine doses to immunise a significant chunk of its population. The country reported second-highest number of coronavirus infection case…

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Thailand, Coronavirus spreads fast among migrant workers

Thailand, Coronavirus spreads fast among migrant workers

Thailand’s local community blames migrant workers for the quick spread of coronavirus across the country. According to Thai Health authorities, COVID-19 cases pass 5,000. Only yesterday, officials have reported 548 new contagions, almost all of…

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Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

The New York-based international organization for the Defense of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW), has released a new report denouncing the dire conditions faced by migrant workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during…

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Aberrant situation of migrant workers in Canada

Aberrant situation of migrant workers in Canada

Kathleen Turkington published an open letter in the Toronto Star, describing the treatment of migrant workers in Canada as disgusting. The open-ed follows an article published by the Canadian newspaper regarding the plight of 400…

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Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Pandemic has brought unprecedented conditions for people across the world, unfortunately the most adversely impacted being the poor and those living in dire circumstances. One such group is people living in rural India, and the…

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Civicus Monitor alliance: Pandemic being used as guise to abuse civil rights across the world

Civicus Monitor alliance: Pandemic being used as guise to abuse civil rights across the world

Various governments around the world have been increasingly using Covid-19 pandemic as a pretext to curb people of their basic civil rights. The finding was reported by Civicus Monitor, a civil society groups’ alliance. In…

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