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21 June 2019

UAE: Cases of migrants repatriated after two years stranded offshore highlights country's reputation as hotspot for ship abandonment, incl. co. comments

For 18 months, the 10-person crew of the Azraqmoiah had been stranded six nautical miles from the Ajman coast with little supplies, fuel, food, wages or means of communication after their initial eight month contract with the ship's owner, Elite Way...

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12 June 2019

African trade unions urge government action on fair recruitment as cases of migrant labour exploitation in the Gulf increase

A study from the organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC–Africa), the umbrella body of all Trade Unions in Africa, found workers had experienced a range of abuses including unscrupulous recruitment agencies and fees, a lack of...

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7 June 2019

Nepal: New labour agreement protects workers from recruitment costs, prevents employers holding passports

"Nepal to ink labour pacts with UAE, Mauritius during PM Oli's Geneva visit", 5 Jun 2019...

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7 June 2019

UAE: Tech firms to sell facial recognition technology in Gulf despite potential damage to privacy rights

Author: Megha Rajagopalan, Buzzfeed News

"Facial Recognition Technology is Facing a Huge Backlash in the US but some of the World's Biggest Tech Companies Are Trying to Sell it in the Gulf", 29 May 2019...

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3 June 2019

Govt. of Pakistan blacklists recruitment agents after 25 migrant workers exploited and stranded in UAE

The Pakistan government has taken action against what has been called a "fake visa and recruitment scam network [with] deep roots in Pakistan". Reports surfaced of 25 men recruited to work as security guards in Dubai by fraudulent recruiters operating...

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28 May 2019

BHRRC report on worker welfare practices of UAE construction firms highlights potential for labour exploitation on construction of Dubai campus, says University of Birmingham UCU 

Author: Birmingham University and College Union

"Survey of UAE construction firms raises serious doubts over worker welfare at University of Birmingham Dubai", 22 May 2019...

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20 May 2019

UAE: Delayed wages leave 12 Nepali workers stranded and unable to pay accommodation

Author: Khabar

"Deprived of salary, 12 Nepalis stranded in UAE", 15 May 2019...

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15 May 2019

UAE: Court orders construction company to pay full compensation to worker paralysed on site

Author: Khaleej Times (UAE)

"Worker injured at work in UAE gets Dh1.5 million compensation", 14 May 2019...

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14 May 2019

UK: Human Rights lawyer targeted with NSO technology, repeatedly used against activists

Author: Nick Hopkins & Dan Sabbagh, The Guardian (UK)

"WhatsApp spyware attack was attempt to hack human rights data, says lawyer", 14 May 2019...

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13 May 2019

Indian Embassy launches social media campaign warning workers against travel to the UAE on tourist visas peddled by rogue recruiters

Author: Ramola Talwar Badam, The National (UAE)

"Embassy shares sorrow of Indian workers lured to UAE by devious recruitment agents", 9 May 2019...

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