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30 July 2019
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Author: RFI

"RDC: des agents de la société canadienne Banro Mining enlevés dans le Sud-Kivu", 29 juillet 2019...

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24 July 2019

UAE: Two Indian construction workers stranded in Sharjah without pay, visas or food

Author: Mathrubhumi (India)

"No job, no food; 2 Kerala men stranded in Sharjah seek help to return home," 23 Jul 2019...

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19 July 2019

India: Govt. records 77,155 labour abuse allegations by migrant workers in the Gulf between 2016-2019

The Indian government has released figures detailing the numbers of allegations of labour abuse it has received from migrant workers to the Gulf countries in the four years between 2016 and 2019. 77,155 complaints were made to embassies and consulates...

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7 July 2019
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Author: Infobae (Argentina)

“IDEA criticó el paro de pilotos: “Son medidas abusivas que toman a la sociedad de rehén y conspiran contra la creación de empleo””- 7 de julio de 2019...

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4 July 2019

Qatar: First systematic survey documents migrant workers' experience of hospitality and construction sectors

Author: Philippe Fargues, Nasra M. Shah & Imco Brouwer - Gulf Labour Markets and Migration (GLMM)

"Working and living conditions of low-income migrant workers in the hospitality and construction sectors in Qatar: A survey among migrant workers through focus group discussions", 2019...

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1 July 2019

UAE: 300 construction workers stranded, dependent on charity after bankrupt employer fails to pay wages or renew visas

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1 July 2019

UAE: Indian worker to be repatriated after new employer fails to pay wages despite court order

Author: Saman Haziq, Khaleej Times

"Indian minister responds to a desperate expat tweet," 29 June 2019...

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26 June 2019

UAE: Repatriated Indian workers stranded for 11 months allege abuses incl. delayed wages and torture

10 migrant workers from Odisha, India are returning home after being stranded in Dubai for 11 months. The workers had travelled to Dubai as carpenters and painters on a construction site but found themselves stranded without the pay they had been...

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25 June 2019

Jordan: Facebook provides platform for domestic workers recruitment agencies allegedly linked to modern slavery

Every week, ads aired on the radio in Jordan offer “one-month trial” periods and “cash on delivery” options for employers who want to hire migrant domestic workers. Online ads via social media such as Facebook also boast offers like "Delivery in 30...

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11 June 2019

Undercover investigation reports range of abuses against migrant workers in Qatar, includes comments from FIFA

An undercover investigation on labour conditions in Qatar has, for the first time, prompted FIFA to admit violations of worker standards on World Cup projects. A Deutsche Welle report on the investigation says that “FIFA have promised to investigate...

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