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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…

News
Covid-19: which categories of workers are most exposed to the risks of contagion?

Covid-19: which categories of workers are most exposed to the risks of contagion?

There are health workers, governments employees, public administration employees or workers at stations, airports and ports who remain in close contact with hundreds of people every day for 8-10 or even 12 hours a day.…

Migrant workers
Coronavirus pandemic puts millions of jobs in peril

Coronavirus pandemic puts millions of jobs in peril

With the maximum countries under lockdown in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic crisis, the worst-hit are the workers who left their hometowns in remote villages and travelled to urban sectors in search for daily…

News
Hunger workers due to coronavirus response measures in Tunisia

Hunger workers due to coronavirus response measures in Tunisia

Measures in response to covid-19 are exacerbating the difficult economic situation of millions of workers in Tunisia. Cafes, restaurants, but above all clothing stores, commercial and industrial activities have left their employees at home while…

Human rights
The US State Department: workers died in Qatar as a result of harsh working conditions.

The US State Department: workers died in Qatar as a result of harsh working conditions.

The US State Department said that the Qatar’s’ government has not taken sufficient measures to stop violations of its workers rights, and the death of workers in Qatar as a result of harsh working conditions…

Human rights
A human rights report reveals serious violations against workers in Qatar.

A human rights report reveals serious violations against workers in Qatar.

An Egyptian human rights organization has revealed that migrant workers in Qatar have been subjected to serious violations, against the backdrop of the demonstrations they conducted, in protest against the harsh living conditions in which…

Human rights
HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

By Victoria Hudson. The Italian government should suspend all support to the Libyan Coast Guard until Libya pledges to a clear plan to ensure full respect for migrants’ security and rights, Human Rights Watch said…

Human rights
UAE decided to reestablish its postal services to Qatar considering the situation of workers in both the countries

UAE decided to reestablish its postal services to Qatar considering the situation of workers in both the countries

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar have resumed postal services which ended after a diplomatic conflict in 2017 said on February 10.  The resumption of the message became possible after a meeting between the…

Human rights
Researchers demand Qatar preventive measures to protect the workers of the World Cup 2022.

Researchers demand Qatar preventive measures to protect the workers of the World Cup 2022.

Researchers called on the Qatari government to take preventive measures to reduce sunlight injury to workers who work in sports facilities, which endangers their lives. Researchers from the Fame Lab at the University of Thessaly…