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Covid-19, how the crisis in Russia penalizes Tajik foreign workers and their country’s economy

Covid-19, how the crisis in Russia penalizes Tajik foreign workers and their country’s economy

Tajik foreign workers: Tajikistan is one of the most remittance-dependent nations in the world and Russia is the first destination for Tajik migrant workers. Tajik migrants were unable to travel to Russia since the beginning…

Labour rights
Japan’s aid agency to support foreign workers

Japan’s aid agency to support foreign workers

On Monday, the Japan International Cooperation Agency announced the establishment of an institution to provide better support for migrant workers in the Asian country as part of its goal of fixing the social issues they…

Labour rights
Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

A new law to drastically reduce the number of foreign workers within a year: this is what the Kuwait parliament unanimously decided yesterday, Bloomberg reported. That of foreigners is a central issue in the small…

Migrant workers
Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

Developing countries face sharp drop in remittances from migrant workers

Coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented socio-economic impact around the globe and hundreds-of-thousands of migrant workers are at the receiving end of the crisis. From Asia to Africa, migrants working overseas, particularly in developing countries,…

Labour rights
Malaysia needs to address its labour rights issues, say Labour rights experts

Malaysia needs to address its labour rights issues, say Labour rights experts

Following Malaysian government decision to cease the recruitment of foreign workers, the labour rights activists and advocates are urging the government now to address the labour rights issues in the country. Due to the high…

Human rights
Qatar’s human rights and foreign workers rights violations.

Qatar’s human rights and foreign workers rights violations.

Haitham Sharabi, a human rights researcher, confirmed that there are strong opportunities towards an international escalation against the Qatari regime after the exacerbation of human rights violations and international condemnations against the human rights file…

Human rights
The situation of foreign workers’ rights in Qatar.

The situation of foreign workers’ rights in Qatar.

Foreign employment in Qatar has registered a rapid increase since 2010 in which Qatar was granted the right to host the 2022 World Cup. Due to reasons, including the boom that followed that year in…

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