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Health and living conditions of migrant workers ignored in Singapore

Health and living conditions of migrant workers ignored in Singapore

Singapore – Chaos and neglect is seen at the newly built foreign worker dormitory in Jurong. Residents and children are seen living in poor conditions and a lack of timely access to medical help for…

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Why Wealthy Nations Need To Take Onus Of Their Migrant Assets?

Why Wealthy Nations Need To Take Onus Of Their Migrant Assets?

United Nations – A CNBC report claims that literally 5 percent of global workforce comprises migrant workers and that wealthy nations are highly dependent on them for their economies to thrive. Currently, the world has…

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Indonesia Failing to Provide Proper Policies to Protect Fishing Vessel Workers

Indonesia Failing to Provide Proper Policies to Protect Fishing Vessel Workers

Indonesia – Reports on labor rights violations on Indonesian sailors have discovered that Indonesia‘s government policies have neglected to give fishing vessel migrant laborer complete security.  As per the report, the migrant workers are poorly…

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Europe Comes Down Heavy On Illegal Migrant Work In Farms And Vineyards

Europe Comes Down Heavy On Illegal Migrant Work In Farms And Vineyards

Europe – The European Union police agency Europol has announced that along with law enforcement authorities, they are planning to come down heavy on vineyards and farms across Europe, that are in violation of labor…

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Inquiry set to motion as Australian migrant workers face poor condition and low wages on the farms

Inquiry set to motion as Australian migrant workers face poor condition and low wages on the farms

Australia – In the shocking revelation on conditions of migrant workers in Australia, it was revealed that the farm workers are underpaid and made to live in horrifying conditions where they can’t even stand up.…

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FIFA World Cup 2022:European football team unite to stand against exploitation of workers rights in Qatar

FIFA World Cup 2022:European football team unite to stand against exploitation of workers rights in Qatar

Qatar – In a major let down for Qatar to change its image globally with the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022, football teams are taking stand against the incidence of abuse domestic workers, industry workers…

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Aware of discrimination but Koreans continue to levy inequity against migrants

Aware of discrimination but Koreans continue to levy inequity against migrants

Korea – Migrant workers in Korea are subjected to harsh discrimination at workplace and also in regular demeanor of treatment. Unfortunately and quite surprisingly, this is despite a fair amount of awareness among Koreans about…

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Migrant Workers Protest Inhuman Killing Of Fellow Worker In China

Migrant Workers Protest Inhuman Killing Of Fellow Worker In China

China – Migrant workers are up and arms against authorities in China. Confirmed reports are coming in of civil unrest amongst migrant workers protesting against the death of a fellow worker, especially in Haining city…

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Nagaland’s domestic workers: muzzled agony

Nagaland’s domestic workers: muzzled agony

Nagaland, India – Covid-19 pandemic has whipped nations’ economy and struck a havoc on livelihoods. Some professions are at the worst receiving end than others. Domestic workers have always been the silent bearers of discrimination…

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UNHCR condemns killing of six migrants by guards at the detention centre in Libya

UNHCR condemns killing of six migrants by guards at the detention centre in Libya

Libya – On Friday, Libyan guards shot dead six African migrant workers in a detention centre in Tripoli. The UNHCR said, “We condemn the incident; the shooting has generated widespread fear and panic between refugees…