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26 May 2020

Kenya: Covid-19 patients' rights that should be respected, including by the private sector

Author: Cathy Mputhia, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Constitutional rights of Covid-19 patients"...

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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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21 May 2020

Jordan: ILO/ IFC project Better Work issues a policy brief on the concerns of migrant workers in the garment sector

Author: Better Work

 Since late March 2020, Better Work staff have used the period of factory production suspension due to Covid-19 in Jordan to reach out via phone calls to workers and line management personnel. Calls have continued as production began to resume. The...

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Article
19 May 2020

Palestinian Construction Workers in Israel Caught Between Indispensable and Disposable

Author: Lucy Garbett, MERIP

"Palestinian Workers in Israel Caught Between Indispensable and Disposable", 12 May 2020...

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18 May 2020
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Author: ONU noticias

 “El coronavirus devasta a las comunidades indígenas y propicia la violación de sus derechos” – 18 de mayo de 2020-...

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Article
17 May 2020

Cambodia: Govt. tightens security at the border with Thailand to prevent illegal crossing amid the outbreak of COVID-19; while labour activist calls for support from govt.

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Restrictions tightened as migrant workers attempt to cross borders", 15 May 2020...

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Company non-response
11 May 2020

Gasco re non-provision of healthcare to migrant worker

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Article
11 May 2020

Tunisia: More than half migrant workers lost their jobs in Covid-19 lockdown, according to IOM

Author: Infomigrants

 "53% of migrants lost jobs in Tunisia in COVID-19 lockdown", 8th of May 2020 ...

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Story
11 May 2020

UAE: Gasco Co. allegedly fails to provide healthcare as police urge employers to meet COVID-19 obligations

In April 2020, an Indian worker employed by Gasco Co. made a plea for assistance on social media, alleging that he was suffering coronavirus-like symptoms but that he had not received help from his employer....

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11 May 2020

UAE: Social workers step in to source housing & health care for migrant workers tested Covid-19 positive

Author: Rejimon Kuttappan, The Lede (India)

"COVID-19 positive migrants in UAE get no medical help," 8 Apr 2020...

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