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The effects of COVID-19 on migrant workers

The effects of COVID-19 on migrant workers

The Coronavirus is still negatively affecting societies and markets worldwide. In particular, the economic and health-related barriers mostly concern foreign workers overseas. Because of travel limitations, migrant workers in foreign countries are often losing their…

Embassies
Stranded Uzbek Migrants in Kazakhstan would be allowed to cross border and head back, confirms Uzbekistan Embassy

Stranded Uzbek Migrants in Kazakhstan would be allowed to cross border and head back, confirms Uzbekistan Embassy

 Finally relief has come across for 2000 Uzbek migrant workers who have been stranded for weeks in Kazakhstan – they are now permitted to enter Uzbekistan. Mukhit Otarshiev, the governor of Kazakhstan’s southern Saryaghash district…

Human rights
Head of press regulator advised Kazakh regime that suppresses free speech

Head of press regulator advised Kazakh regime that suppresses free speech

The new head of the UK’s independent press regulator has been criticised for providing legal assistance to an authoritarian regime notorious for the arbitrary arrests of journalists, shutting down of newspapers and state censorship. Lord…

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