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24 February 2020

India: Three workers killed in fire at Gujurat garment label factory

Author: News18

"Gujarat: Three Dead in Blaze in Garment Label Factory in Ahmedabad", 22 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

Kuwait: Indian migrant worker owed wages by construction company Al-Sager; company did not respond

In February 2020, Indian worker Jeelu Prusty alleged that he had been left in Kuwait without owed wages by his employer, Al-Sager Co, after leaving employment. ...

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24 February 2020

UAE: Over 1000 workers receive unpaid wages after Labour Ministry settles case

After their company director absconded with large amounts of company funds in 2018, 1,200 migrant workers at an unnamed catering company in Abu Dhabi were left without wages. They have since received compensation. The affected workers included cooks,...

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21 February 2020

Oman: 30 Indian workers allegedly facing wage delays of seven months

Author: Ashis Sinha, The Daily Pioneer (India)

"30 state workers stuck in Oman," 21 Feb 2020...

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21 February 2020

UK: post-Brexit immigration rules could fuel modern slavery

Author: Lisa O’Carroll, the Guardian

“The proposed closure of UK borders to low-skilled workers after Brexit risks driving vulnerable EU citizens into modern slavery, charities have said.”...

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20 February 2020

Pakistan: Widespread child labour, appalling working conditions & debt bondage reported at Balochistan mines

Author: Shah Meer Baloch & Hannah Ellis-Petersen, The Guardian

“‘Coal workers are orphans’: the children and slaves mining Pakistan’s coal”, 19 February 2020...

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19 February 2020

Nepali migrant workers in MENA report lax safety measures causing serious workplace injuries, 21 Nepalis currently in comas

Author: Himalayan Times (Nepal)

"21 Nepali workers lying in coma abroad," 19 Feb 2020...

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18 February 2020

Cambodia: PM orders Labour Ministry to pay attention to safety of Cambodian women migrant workers

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Hun Sen pushes for migrant worker safety", 18 February 2020...

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17 February 2020

Bahrain: Exploitative aspects remain in worker sponsorship scheme, say NGO Migrant Rights

Author: Migrant Rights

"A closer look at the Flex-Permit two years on," 12 Feb 2020...

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17 February 2020

Japan: Solidarity Network with Migrants Japan asks for inclusion of racial harassment in draft guidelines on power harassment

Author: Solidarity Network with Migrants Japan

[Excerpt translation from Japanese to English provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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