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26 May 2020

Employers can charter flights to return Indian migrant workers in the Gulf, but thousands remain stranded

Author: Rejimon Kuttappan, The Lede (India)

"Permission for Gulf employers to fly Indian workers via chartered flight," 23 May 2020...

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21 May 2020

Gulf migrant workers face rise in xenophobia as citizens call for local hiring & Covid-19 protection

Author: Salman Parviz, Tehran Times

"PGCC migrant labor camps Covid-19 hotspots," 19 May 2020...

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21 May 2020

Gulf. & migrant workers' home states must make mutual effort to safeguard health, wages & jobs during Covid crisis

Author: Mohammed Hossain Sarker, Financial Express

"Forced repatriation of migrant workers amid Covid-19," 18 May 2020...

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14 May 2020

Indian workers to the Gulf stranded with expired visas while employers withhold passports & salary

Author: Shiba Kurian, The News Minute (India)

"The pandemic has exacerbated the struggles of Indian migrant workers abroad," 14 May 2020...

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11 May 2020

Oman: Migrant workers face job losses, salary & benefit cuts under company restructures during Covid-19 crisis

Author: Rejimon Kuttappan, The Lede (India)

"Kerala braces for huge influx of expats without jobs," 1 May 2020...

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5 May 2020

Covid-19 crisis highlights "exploitative" labour system for Gulf migrant workers

Author: Sebastian Castelier, Asia Times

"Who is to blame for Gulf's deserted labor force?" 5 May 2020...

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4 May 2020

Amnesty recommendations for Gulf businesses & govts. aim to improve workers' access to rights after COVID-19

Author: Amnesty International

"COVID-19 makes Gulf countries' abuse of migrant workers impossible to ignore," 30 Apr 2020...

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28 April 2020

Gulf employers & govts. should be "accountable" for migrant workers' Covid-19 safety & financial support

Author: The Economist

"The Gulf states should take better care of their migrant workers," 25 Apr 2020...

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23 April 2020

Gulf migrant workers face economic uncertainty as private sector response to Covid-19 remains inconsistent

Author: Rabiya Jaffery, Open Democracy

"In the Gulf, migrant workers fear for their future," 23 Apr 2020 [Migrant worker Hassan] is in quarantine, food is being provided by the government but he is uncertain about the circumstances once he recovers and can go back to his flat as his compa...

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20 April 2020

Gulf migrant workers struggle to send money home to families amid Covid-19 lockdowns, say NGO

Author: Migrant Rights

"With banks and money transfer agents closed, migrants struggle to send money home," 20 Apr 2020...

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