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Qatar: Companies fail to pay “hundreds of millions of dollars” in salaries to migrant workers

Qatar: Companies fail to pay “hundreds of millions of dollars” in salaries to migrant workers

According to a new research conducted by the human rights group Equidem, many of Qatari companies failed to pay salaries to its workers since the coronavirus outbreak, summing the total outstanding amount close to “hundreds…

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Qatar Continues To Flaunt Human Rights Of Migrant Workers

Qatar Continues To Flaunt Human Rights Of Migrant Workers

Atrocities against migrant workers remains the worst in Qatar as fresh news has come in that an Indian worker was shot in the face when he asked for leave from his Qatari employer. While Saudi…

Labour rights
Doha must not drop the ball on workers’ rights, Amnesty warns

Doha must not drop the ball on workers’ rights, Amnesty warns

Hundreds of migrant workers employed in the construction of a stadium for the World Cup strived for up to seven months without pay. Numerous domestic workers continue to work around 16 hours a day, with…

Labour rights
Even with the Domestic Workers Law in place, Qatar neglects the cruelty towards workers

Even with the Domestic Workers Law in place, Qatar neglects the cruelty towards workers

Not long ago Amnesty international released a report stating the abusive pattern of treatment done on migrant workers and labours in Qatar. It said that the migrant workers from the gulf state are subjected to…

Migrant workers
Saudi Arabia Alters Kafala System Of Migrant Employment

Saudi Arabia Alters Kafala System Of Migrant Employment

Saudi Arabia has announced some strategic reforms to help the migrant population. Through these reforms, the Kingdom will be able to abolish some age- old customs that bound migrant workers to a single employer. Known…

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Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

A new law to drastically reduce the number of foreign workers within a year: this is what the Kuwait parliament unanimously decided yesterday, Bloomberg reported. That of foreigners is a central issue in the small…

Human rights
Qatar strip searches Women passengers, UK and Australia objects to this grossly offensive act

Qatar strip searches Women passengers, UK and Australia objects to this grossly offensive act

Earlier this month, Doha airport authorities strip-searched two women passengers, British nations, who were travelling through Qatar. They were asked to get off from their flight without any explanation and were forced to take medical…

Human rights
Amnesty report: Qatar domestic workers share tormenting accounts of exploitation

Amnesty report: Qatar domestic workers share tormenting accounts of exploitation

According to the new report by Amnesty International, domestic workers employed in Qatar have been pushed to limit by the absence of rest, misuse, ill-treatment, and overwork. Amnesty has spoken to 105 domestic workers who…

Human rights
The British condemn the new military agreement with Doha

The British condemn the new military agreement with Doha

After the unsuccessful interventions in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and Yemen, Europeans continue to ask their governments not to finance further military campaigns and to not sell weapons to bloody regimes like Qatar, which use…

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FIFA president checks on Qatar’s World Cup 2022 preps but stays silent on workers abuse and mishandling of Covid

FIFA president checks on Qatar’s World Cup 2022 preps but stays silent on workers abuse and mishandling of Covid

FIFA President Gianni Infantino, during his recent visit to Qatar, lauded the Gulf nation’s “incredible” Al Bayt Stadium, the venue for the Opening Match of the 2022 World Cup. The stadium, built on the outskirts…