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31 March 2020

Factory women workers in Lebanon and Tunisia at the frontline against the spread of coronavirus, divert usual garment and equipment production

In Lebanon and Tunisia, several reports pointed at the role played by women workers in light of the sanitary crisis ....

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30 March 2020
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Author: Lilia Blaise, Le Monde (France)

"En Tunisie, l’économie informelle mise à mal par le coronavirus", 27 Mars 2020...

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30 March 2020

Lebanon: Prohibitively high-costs leave undocumented domestic workers untested for Covid-19

Author: Timour Azhari, Al Jazeera

"Undocumented in Lebanon: No papers, no coronavirus test," 28 Mar 2020...

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27 March 2020

Cambodia & Asia: Garment workers face destitution as Covid-19 causes factories closure; labour groups demand brands take responsibility

Author: Annie Kelly, The Guardian

"Garment workers face destitution as Covid-19 closes factories", 19 March 2020...

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25 March 2020

Cambodia: Around 15,000 migrant workers return home from Thailand amidst fear of the spread of Covid-19 pandemic; govt. struggles to test and monitor them

Author: Malis Tum, VOA Khmer

"Government Struggles to Monitor Returning Migrant Workers for Coronavirus", 25 March 2020...

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25 March 2020

Cambodia: Garment workers voice concerns over the spread of Covid-19 while working; govt. has no plan to suspend factory operations

Author: Vicheika Kann, Voice of America

"Garment Workers Concerned Over Potential Coronavirus Spread in Crowded Factories", 23 March 2020...

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25 March 2020

Cambodia: Ministry of Labour orders factory owners & companies to update their workers/employees' contact details to ease communication responding to the Covid-19 pandemic

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Ministry: Update worker contact info", 25 March 2020...

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25 March 2020

During COVID-19 response, emergency laws should not be imposed to silence human rights defenders & must be lifted as soon as virus threat diminishes

Author: CIVICUS

"CIVICUS: States should put human rights at the centre of all responses to COVID-19", 24 Mar 2020...

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24 March 2020

Cambodia: HRW reports that authorities arrest 17 people related to spreading fake news on the Covid-19 & urges authorities to guarantee freedom of expression for Cambodians

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Cambodia: COVID-19 Clampdown on Free Speech", 24 March 2020...

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24 March 2020

Colombia: Armed groups engaged in illegal mining exploit COVID-19 outbreak to kill community leaders

Author: Joe Parkin Daniels, The Guardian

"Colombian death squads exploiting coronavirus lockdown to kill activists", 23 Mar 2020...

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