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2 December 2019

Bangladeshi female domestic workers to the Gulf abused by unscrupulous recruitment agents

Author: Nayema Nusrat, Inter Press Service

"Bangladeshi migrant female domestic workers face violence," 28 Nov 2019...

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27 November 2019

India: 34,000 migrant workers have died in the Gulf since 2014; activists criticise lack of protections

Responding to a parliamentary question in November 2019, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedhan disclosed that a total of 33,988 Indian migrant workers have died in the Gulf since 2014. The country with the highest number of deaths was...

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12 November 2019

Kuwait: 200 Indian workers allege salary delays and deception by recruiter; includes company statement

In May 2019 a video emerged of 35 Indian men claiming to be stranded in Kuwait; a total of 200 Indian migrants were affected. The men alleged that they had been recruited through an agency, Manikya Associates, for jobs with a company called Carriage...

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4 November 2019

Kuwait: Domestic workers traded on Facebook, Google and Apple-owned apps; includes company comments

Author: Owen Pinnell & Jess Kelly, BBC

"Slave markets found on Instagram and other apps," 31 Oct 2019...

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16 October 2019
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Author: Alessandra Corrêa, BBC News Brasil (Brazil)

“Estudo diz que 20 empresas respondem por um terço de toda a emissão de CO2 no mundo; Petrobras está na lista”, 10 de outubro de 2019...

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4 October 2019

Engineers Against Poverty recommends improvements to Wage Protection Systems in the Gulf, based on global comparison

Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) have released the third paper in a series focusing on protecting the addressing the issue of late, partial or non-payment of wages of migrant construction workers in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries....

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11 September 2019

Ugandan government body investigates deaths of three migrant workers in Kuwait, probes role of recruitment agencies

Author: Ephraim Kasozi, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"State House probes death of Ugandan workers in Kuwait", 10 Sep 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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3 July 2019

Sri Lanka: 35 unpaid migrant workers return from Kuwait

Author: Daily News (Sri Lanka)

"Migrant workers return from Kuwait after unpaid wages", 26 Jun 2019...

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3 April 2019

Kuwait Govt. initiates crackdown on fraudulent work permits & human trafficking

Author: Migrant Rights

"Kuwait begins 'massive' deportation campaign", 3rd April 2019...

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