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    Ethiopian workers abandoned by employers in crisis-hit Lebanon

    Ethiopian workers abandoned by employers in crisis-hit Lebanon

    Lebanon’s economic crisis has resulted in thousands of migrant workers in the country struggling for survival. Several Lebanese employers have stopped salaries to these migrant domestic workers employed as cleaners and caretakers of children in…

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    Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

    Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

    Lebanon’s economic crisis worsened the plight of thousands of migrant workers, who were throwing out by their employers and had been struggling to secure repatriation flights to go back home. As Lebanese pound plunged to…

    Migrant workers
    The tragedy of migrant workers in Lebanon

    The tragedy of migrant workers in Lebanon

    The suicide of a Filipino migrant worker in Beirut raises new doubts on the migrants’ conditions in Lebanon. In the Country, the COVID-19 restrictions measures exacerbated the economic crisis. The victim died, on May 24,…

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    Lebanon Refuses To Help Migrant Workers Return Home

    Lebanon Refuses To Help Migrant Workers Return Home

    The life of some 2.5 million migrant workers in Lebanon hasn’t become any easier in the pandemic times. The earlier exploitation of low wages, long working hours and no labour law protection is place has…

    News
    How Social Media Has Helped Domestic Workers In Lebanon

    How Social Media Has Helped Domestic Workers In Lebanon

    Social chatting services could serve many useful purposes like helping people live-in maids and nannies suffering from domestic violence.  The Whatsapp chatting platform has proven to be such a saving grace to a lot of…

    Human rights
    Financial and political crisis worsens the condition of migrant workers in Lebanon

    Financial and political crisis worsens the condition of migrant workers in Lebanon

    By Victoria Hudson. Around 150 thousand Bangladeshi migrant workers are passing days in uncertainty in crisis-hit Lebanon as most of them have either lost their jobs or remained unpaid over the last few months. Some…

    Human rights
    The Human Rights Commission call to Lebanon for an immediate investigation into “the violations” against the protesters.

    The Human Rights Commission call to Lebanon for an immediate investigation into “the violations” against the protesters.

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, expressed concern over the increased frequency of violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Lebanon over the past days. “Some protesters have resorted to violence to…

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    Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

    Illegal Settlement Business List Released By UN Human Rights Office

    Corruption thrives in chaos. There is yet another example of this seen in illegal settlements that have been borne out of civil war in countries like Syria, Israel, Libya and Lebanon. The United Nations Human…