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21 May 2020

Qatar: Migrant workers stranded, jobless & dependent on food aid despite govt. scheme to ensure wage payments

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20 May 2020

Zambia: Court rules in favour of communities forcibly displaced from their land 7 years later

Author: Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu, Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

‘After seven years, displaced Zambian villagers might get land’ 19 May 2020...

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19 May 2020
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Author: Brasil de Fato

“Agricultores sofrem ameaças e têm produção destruída no Porto de Suape, em Pernambuco. Famílias acusam complexo portuário por violações de direitos e ameaças que não pararam nem durante pandemia de covid-19”, 15 de Maio de 2020  ...

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19 May 2020

Opinion: If we are to create a just society after COVID-19, we need to talk about property rights

Author: Padraic Kenna, Kirsteen Shields, openDemocracy (UK)

12 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

UAE & Saudi Arabia: Indian workers laid off & stranded without housing, food or flights home

Author: Janardhan Koushik, Indian Express

"Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia plead to be brough back home," 17 May 2020...

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18 May 2020

Bahrain: 1,600 migrant labour camps violate health & safety standards, prompt overcrowding fears

Author: Gulf Daily News

"1,604 labour camps in Bahrain violating safety laws," 3 May 2020...

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18 May 2020

Bahrain: Companies & landlords face fines for violating health & safety standards in migrants' housing

Author: Gulf Daily News

"Safety clamp on landlords in Bahrain," 1 May 2020 Landlords of 451 properties in Manama have been warned as the residential buildings are being used to house labourers. It is part of measures taken by authorities against landlords and companies who a...

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18 May 2020

Bahrain: Healthcare costs responsibility of workers & employers, declares MP

Author: Ramadan Al Sherbini, Gulf News (UAE)

"Covid-19: Sponsors should pay for expats' treatment, says senior Bahraini MP Cost of treating expatriate workers [for Covid-19] should be borne by their sponsors... “The state is responsible for providing medical treatment for citizens, but treatme...

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18 May 2020

Kuwait: 23,500 migrant workers "detained" in unsanitary & unsafe conditions under Covid amnesty

Author: Areeb Ullah, Middle East Eye

"'Like sardines': Migrant workers suffering in Kuwait's desert detention camps," 15 May 2020...

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18 May 2020

Migrant workers to the Gulf laid off, stranded on unpaid leave & facing wage delays

Author: Sameer Hashmi, BBC Gulf

"Coronavirus leaves Gulf migrant workers stranded," 16 May 2020...

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