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    Nepali migrants not as severely impacted as anticipated: Nepali Embassy

    Nepali migrants not as severely impacted as anticipated: Nepali Embassy

    As the Covid-19 crisis struck the world, Nepali embassies in Malaysia and Middle East witnessed a large number of enquiries by the migrant workers in these countries. As the crisis worsened, so did the number…

    Embassies
    Sri Lankan expatriates infected with Covid-19 are thrice the number of local cases

    Sri Lankan expatriates infected with Covid-19 are thrice the number of local cases

    Sri Lanka’s Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi stated that around 1000 migrant workers are tainted with Covid-19 who had returned from abroad, and are undergoing treatment in hospitals or quarantine centers. The coronavirus positive cases in…

    Human rights
    Scathing UN report says Qatar’s society is deeply racist

    Scathing UN report says Qatar’s society is deeply racist

    The report says there is a stark difference in the access to rights and liberties between residents of different nationalities. A report likely to be submitted to the United National Human Rights Council this week…

    Human rights
    Why is Qatar burying its dead in Somalia?

    Why is Qatar burying its dead in Somalia?

    Qatar bought land near Mogadishu airport in Somalia, which has been using as a cemetery to bury those who died due to Covid-19 in its country. The world had already been acquainted with Qatar’s disregard…

    Human rights
    Why nations should think twice before allowing their citizens to work in Qatar

    Why nations should think twice before allowing their citizens to work in Qatar

    Qatar, which has more than 2 million migrant workers, is heavily dependent on work force migrated from other nations as its overall population is just 2.6 million. Thousands of labourers especially from African and Asian…

    Labour rights
    20 corona-infected dead bodies repatriated from Qatar to Nepal, denied burial in host country

    20 corona-infected dead bodies repatriated from Qatar to Nepal, denied burial in host country

    On 19 June, Government of Nepal started the repatriation process of its nationals stuck in Qatar. Besides, the authorities also brought back 23 dead bodies of Nepalese migrant workers from abroad who died of the…

    Migrant workers
    Pakistan raises migrant workers’ overdue salaries with Qatar’s Labor Ministry

    Pakistan raises migrant workers’ overdue salaries with Qatar’s Labor Ministry

    Pakistan has taken cognizance of the human rights abuse of Pakistani migrant workers who were employed in Qatar to build the FIFA World Cup stadiums and called on the administration of the Gulf state to…

    Labour rights
    FIFA apparently unaware of World Cup stadium workers in Qatar not paid for up to seven months, Amnesty denounces

    FIFA apparently unaware of World Cup stadium workers in Qatar not paid for up to seven months, Amnesty denounces

    Amnesty International released a new report indicating that migrant workers employed on a construction project for a FIFA World Cup stadium, in Qatar, worked for up to seven months without getting paid. Approximately 100 employees…

    Migrant workers
    COVID-19 continues to spread exponentially between migrant workers in Qatari labour camps

    COVID-19 continues to spread exponentially between migrant workers in Qatari labour camps

    Doha recorded 1,716 COVID-19 new cases and 4 new deaths. According to Worldometer, the total cases in Qatar from the beginning of the pandemic are 73,595, 66 the deaths, while 49,413 patients recovered. Qatar is…

    Migrant workers
    Indian migrant workers in Qatar reach out to Indian embassy for aid against exploitation

    Indian migrant workers in Qatar reach out to Indian embassy for aid against exploitation

    Indian migrant workers in Qatar reached out to Indian embassy for help after being stranded in the country with no job, no medical assistance and no hygiene. Thousands of the workers who are living in…