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Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

The New York-based international organization for the Defense of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW), has released a new report denouncing the dire conditions faced by migrant workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during…

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How Middle East Has Blood Of Bangladeshi Women Migrant Workers On Its Hands

How Middle East Has Blood Of Bangladeshi Women Migrant Workers On Its Hands

Migrant workers from Bangladesh have had a harrowing time post pandemic. The ordeal for survival was unbearable at the hands of unregulated recruiting agencies. Lack of coordination between state bodies blamed had added to the…

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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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Will Saudi Arabia abolish the controversial kafala labor system?

Will Saudi Arabia abolish the controversial kafala labor system?

As per reports, the Saudi regime is looking forward to abolishing the controversial Kafala labor system in 2021. Under the system, nearly 10 million migrant laborers’ legal status lies in the hands of their managers.…

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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…

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Inhuman conditions of migrant workers in detention camps

Inhuman conditions of migrant workers in detention camps

The United Nations Committee on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families, which monitors compliance by all countries with the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights…

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Ethiopian migrants living through cruelty as three die in Saudi Arabia detention center – Amnesty International

Ethiopian migrants living through cruelty as three die in Saudi Arabia detention center – Amnesty International

Human rights group Amnesty International reports death of at least three migrants who were among thousands of these migrants housed in detention centers in Saudi Arabia. The group says of inhumane and cruel conditions in…

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Riyadh, Dhaka initiate efforts to send stranded Bangladeshi workers to Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Dhaka initiate efforts to send stranded Bangladeshi workers to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian embassy in Dhaka has announced that it will renew the visas of thousands of Bangladeshi workers who got stranded in their home country in the aftermath of Coronavirus-induced lockdown. At the same time,…

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Bangladesh Migrant Workers To Go Back To Kingdom To Resume Work Soon

Bangladesh Migrant Workers To Go Back To Kingdom To Resume Work Soon

Migrant workers in Bangladesh have taken a sigh of relief as they have been heard and given solutions to their plights. Talking to the Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad, workers expressed their…

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Saudi Arabia announces new fines for companies violating workers rights amid pandemic

Saudi Arabia announces new fines for companies violating workers rights amid pandemic

New penalties are introduced and will be enforced on companies that breach a royal mandate to support Saudi laborers in the private sector that are hit by the aftermaths of the coronavirus pandemic, the Arab…

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