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    Pompeo seeks to refocus US Human Rights efforts, calls private property and religious freedom as the ‘foremost’ human rights

    Pompeo seeks to refocus US Human Rights efforts, calls private property and religious freedom as the ‘foremost’ human rights

    Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State has said that US needs to rethink over Human Rights efforts made by the country across the world. He further said that the ultimate and foremost human rights are…

    Embassies
    Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

    Lebanon: Economic crisis worsens migrant workers’ plight

    Lebanon’s economic crisis worsened the plight of thousands of migrant workers, who were throwing out by their employers and had been struggling to secure repatriation flights to go back home. As Lebanese pound plunged to…

    Embassies
    New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

    New US restrictions on work visas will hit hard India

    On Monday, the White House announced new restrictions on some types of work visas to protect U.S. workers suffering from job losses resulting from the pandemic of COVID-19. President Donald Trump confirmed that he’s extending…

    Migrant workers
    Global migrant crisis

    Global migrant crisis

    From the year 2019 to now, there has been a significant increase in the migrant population. These migrants and asylum seekers have been knocking on the unattended closed doors where the certainty of their future…

    Human rights
    US criticizes Human Right’s body decision to compile report on racism in US

    US criticizes Human Right’s body decision to compile report on racism in US

    The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo describes the move as Council’s hypocrisy. The UN Human Rights Council on 20 May had criticized the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis. The 47 member…

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    A win for human rights as U.S. Supreme Court passes a ruling in support of LGBTQ workers

    A win for human rights as U.S. Supreme Court passes a ruling in support of LGBTQ workers

    A watershed moment marked the history with Supreme Court ruling in the U.S. – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers are now protected under federal civil rights law. This historic decision by Justice Neil Gorsuch,…

    Labour rights
    Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

    Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

    The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak appears to be unleashing a wave of labor movements across several parts of the world. Amid a global health crisis, labor unions are organizing protests apprising public officials about their plight.…

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    Amazon workers organise ‘sick-out’ protests against unsafe working conditions

    Amazon workers organise ‘sick-out’ protests against unsafe working conditions

    The Coronavirus pandemic is multiplying across several parts of the world, and so are the woes of the employees at Amazon, one of the biggest multinational conglomerates in the world. As per media reports, hundreds…

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    Anti-Asian racism surges in US amid Coronavirus fears

    Anti-Asian racism surges in US amid Coronavirus fears

    With the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic across the world, incidents of racial discrimination against Asian-Americans in the United States have also witnessed a surge. There has been a significant increase in the number of incidents…

    Labour rights
    Healthcare workers counter anti-lockdown protests in Colorado’s Denver amid rising cases

    Healthcare workers counter anti-lockdown protests in Colorado’s Denver amid rising cases

    Several people are taking to the streets of the United States to stage protest against the lockdown imposed by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Several US states have been witnessing mass…