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5 June 2020

Cambodia: Koh Kong Provincial authorities prevent a group of young environmentalists from cycling to celebrate World Environment Day

Author: LICADHO

"Authorities Block Environmental Activists’ Cycling Campaign", 04 June 2020...

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1 June 2020

Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise releases statement on COVID-19 & human rights due diligence

Author: Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE)

The Government of Canada and the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) remain committed to our duty in protecting human rights throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and will support enterprises operating abroad in their responsibility ...

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29 May 2020

UAE: 500 employees of oil & gas giant Altrad strike to protest unpaid wages; co. did not respond

In May 2020, 500 South Asian oil and gas workers in Ruwais, Nepalis and Indians among them, went on strike alleging that their employer had not paid their salaries for two months in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time most of the...

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27 May 2020

UAE: Indian workers stranded penniless without housing & visas after suffering Covid job losses

Author: Ch Sushil Rao, Times of India

"Lockdown effect: 99 Indian workers from Telangana without work and accommodation forced to live under trees in Sharjah and Dubai," 26 May 2020...

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26 May 2020
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Author: Infobae

“Estados Unidos sancionó a nueve compañías chinas por violaciones a los derechos humanos de los musulmanes uigures en Xinjiang” - 22 de mayo de 2020...

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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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26 May 2020

UAE: Govt. waives overstay fines for workers with expired visas prior to March

Author: Migrant Rights

"UAE announces a full waiver on all visa fines for 3 months," 21 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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21 May 2020
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Author: Vanessa Dougnac, La Croix

"En Inde, la grande désertion des travailleurs migrants", 14 Mai 2020...

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19 May 2020

Kuwait: Thousands of Nepali workers left stranded without pay as employers refuse visa renewals

Author: Chandan Kumar Mandal, Kathmandu Post

"He lost his job and wanted to come home. The lockdown killed him." 17 May 2020...

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