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20 May 2019
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Author: G1 Minas (Brazil)

“Estrutura está se movimentando cerca de quatro centímetros por dia. Moradores da cidade fizeram um simulado de emergência neste sábado”, 19 de maio de 2019 ...

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Article
17 May 2019

Saudi Arabia’s repression shouldn’t be rewarded with a World Cup

Author: Minky Worden (HRW), Washington Post

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Article
13 May 2019

India: Illegal recruitment agencies answer high demand in Telangana, leaving thousands of migrant workers open to Gulf labour abuse

Author: Charan Teja, The News Minute

"Despair in search of livelihood: the saga of the Telangana Gulf migration", 10 May 2019...

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13 May 2019

Indian Embassy launches social media campaign warning workers against travel to the UAE on tourist visas peddled by rogue recruiters

Author: Ramola Talwar Badam, The National (UAE)

"Embassy shares sorrow of Indian workers lured to UAE by devious recruitment agents", 9 May 2019...

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8 May 2019

Pakistan: Government inaction over unregulated recruitment agents leaves migrant workers to the Gulf vulnerable to exploitation, forced drug trafficking

Author: Mustafa Qadri (Equidem Research and Consulting), Rumsha Shahzad, Muhammad Usman (Justice Project Pakistan)

"Through the Cracks: The Exploitation of Pakistani Migrant Workers in the Gulf Recruitment Regime", Apr 2019...

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7 May 2019

Lebanon: The minister of Labor vows to tackle the sponsorship system and the rule-breaking recruitment agencies trapping migrant workers

Author: Richard Hall, The independent

"How migrant workers have become victims of ‘modern slavery’ in Lebanon", 2nd of May 2019...

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Story
7 May 2019

Oman: Construction co undergoing liquidation allegedly leaves 600 workers stranded in camps & without wages; incl. liquidator's non-response

An in-depth article published by Migrant Rights entitled "One of Oman’s richest construction companies leaves its workers in dire straits" alleges that Omani construction company Hasan Juma Backer Trading & Contracting Co. - currently undergoing...

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Article
6 May 2019

FIFA to hold talks with human rights groups on risks associated with possible 2022 World Cup expansion

Author: Rob Harris, AP news

“FIFA to hold human rights talks on 2022 World Cup expansion”, 27th April 2019...

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3 May 2019

Nepal: Nepali embassy in Qatar repatriates workers lured to the country by fraudulent visa schemes and recruitment agents

The Nepal embassy in Qatar has received a significant number of migrant workers asking to be repatriated. The workers were lured Qatar with false promises of free movement between jobs and made to pay "hefty amounts" in recruitment fees. It is alleged...

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2 May 2019
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Author: XV Acampamento Terra Livre, Articulação do Povos Indígenas do Brasil (APIB), Mobilização Nacional Indígena (MNI), (Brazil)

“A Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil (Apib) e a Mobilização Nacional Indígena do Brasil (MNI) divulgaram o texto base do ATL 2019, um guia político que reflete as discussões dos povos indígenas desde as aldeias até a capital federal”, 24 de...

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