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Migrant workers
Thousands of migrant workers in the UAE feel abandoned by their governments amid the coronavirus

Thousands of migrant workers in the UAE feel abandoned by their governments amid the coronavirus

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, MoHRE, announced last week that it is studying measures to take with regards to current labour relations with partner countries refusing to cooperate with evacuation…

Migrant workers
As Imran Khan hesitates, UAE to help thousands of Pakistanis to return home

As Imran Khan hesitates, UAE to help thousands of Pakistanis to return home

More than 20,000 Pakistani workers stuck in the United Arab Emirates are seeking to return home, over 8000 had registered since April 3 with the consulate collecting data of people who wanted to travel back…

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Pakistan Residents Stranded In UAE Are Safer Away From Home Land

Pakistan Residents Stranded In UAE Are Safer Away From Home Land

As thousands of Pakistani nations are stranded in the UAE, seeking a way to get back to their homeland, political analysts believe, this might be a blessing in disguise actually. Seeking repatriation flights, they are…

Labour rights
Garment and textile workers are facing health and economic risks in Pakistan

Garment and textile workers are facing health and economic risks in Pakistan

“The Pakistan government should take measures so that the loss of livelihood and income doesn’t compound the threats workers face to their health,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The economically marginalized…

Human rights
Pakistan arrests a human rights leader who criticized the army’s violations.

Pakistan arrests a human rights leader who criticized the army’s violations.

Pakistani security forces arrested the head of a human rights group that accused the military of widespread violations in its war on terrorism. Javed Khan, a local police official, announced the arrest of Mansour Bashstein…

Human rights
Pakistan criticizes the international silence on human rights violations in Kashmir.

Pakistan criticizes the international silence on human rights violations in Kashmir.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Wednesday, criticized the major countries’ silence over what he described as human rights violations by the Indian authorities in Kashmir to protect their mutual interests with India. Khan added…