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United Kingdom(UK) to add temporary workers’ visas for migrant workers  to handle supply chain crisis

United Kingdom(UK) to add temporary workers’ visas for migrant workers to handle supply chain crisis

United Kingdom(UK)– United Kingdom government announced that 5,000 heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers and 5,500 poultry workers have been added to the existing visa scheme until Christmas 2021 to ease supply chain pressures in food…

Embassies
Demonstrators supporting farmers protests in India, gather outside Indian Embassy in UK

Demonstrators supporting farmers protests in India, gather outside Indian Embassy in UK

On Sunday, the demonstrators standing in solidarity with farmers protesting outside Delhi, in India, gathered outside Indian High Commission in London. The police tried to control to protesting crowd to make sure social distancing norms…

Human rights
European court to decide on children’s climate change case

European court to decide on children’s climate change case

Two young adults and four children from Portugal filed the first-ever climate-related case at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in September 2020, arguing that 33 European governments have not taken adequate actions to…

Embassies
British Embassy relays UK’s pledge to aid Afghanistan for development

British Embassy relays UK’s pledge to aid Afghanistan for development

British Embassy in Kabul released a statement on Tuesday relaying that the United Kingdom has pledged a development aid of £155 million for 2021 at Afghanistan 2020 Conference in Geneva. The aid is a symbol…

Embassies
British Embassy in Bucharest invites applications to support climate change projects

British Embassy in Bucharest invites applications to support climate change projects

The British Embassy in Bucharest announced that it was accepting project proposals related to climate change. The Embassy launched this new initiative linked to resolving climate crisis,  as it was part of UK’s key priorities.…

Labour rights
Zimbabwe red flagged by US and UK over labour rights violations, threatened of further sanctions

Zimbabwe red flagged by US and UK over labour rights violations, threatened of further sanctions

Zimbabwe has been criticized by United States of America over its recent incidents of worker rights’ crackdown and long going right abuses with tightened freedoms and ban on associations. Acting in an attempt to curb…

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…

Labour rights
Brexit, what changes for workers in the UK

Brexit, what changes for workers in the UK

With Britain’s exit from the European Union, thousands of workers are looking to the future with concern. In fact, among the main points of discussion for Brexit, brought forward by the European Council, there are…

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…

Migrant workers
In a record crossover 400+ migrants cross English Channel in a single day

In a record crossover 400+ migrants cross English Channel in a single day

A record number of over 400 migrants crossed the English Channel in a single day in small boats. Border Force intercepted 27 boats with 409 people onboard, including young children, some so small that they…

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