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30 March 2020

As pandemic restricts travel and work, internet restrictions block Gulf migrant workers from contacting families

Author: Burhan Wazir, Coda Story

"Foreign workers in the Gulf can't call home during coronavirus crisis," 27 Mar 2020...

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18 March 2020

Migrant Rights reports health impacts of low-skilled work on Gulf migrants, issues recommendations

Author: Migrant Rights

"Op-ed: The precarious health situation of migrant workers in the Gulf," 24 Feb 2020...

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18 March 2020

NGO issues recommendations to business to protect Gulf migrant workers during Covid-19 outbreak

Author: Migrant Rights

"Covid-19: GCC states must take careful steps to protect migrant workers," 15 Mar 2020...

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6 March 2020

Oman: Repatriations begin for 30 Indian workers stuck, allegedly facing months of wage delays

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Article
21 February 2020

30 state workers stuck in Oman

Author: Ashis Sinha, The Pioneer (India)

30 Jharkhand workers, who went to Oman for work, are stuck there as their VISAs have lapsed and they have no money to return home......

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10 February 2020

UK Govt. hosts NSO Group at closed trade show following allegations of spyware technology being used to target human rights activists

The UK Home Office announced on 6 February 2020 that NSO Group would be one of 300 firms invited to exhibit their products at the three-day, closed trade show. This is following allegations against NSO Group that its technology was used to target human...

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5 February 2020

Africa: Exploitative recruitment agencies and weak bilateral labour migration agreements with Gulf states expose migrant workers to abuses

Author: Michaeal Oche, Leadership (Nigeria)

"Labour Migration to the GCC: African Governments Can Do More To Protect Their Citizens"...

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2 December 2019

Bangladeshi female domestic workers to the Gulf abused by unscrupulous recruitment agents

Author: Nayema Nusrat, Inter Press Service

"Bangladeshi migrant female domestic workers face violence," 28 Nov 2019...

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27 November 2019

India: 34,000 migrant workers have died in the Gulf since 2014; activists criticise lack of protections

Responding to a parliamentary question in November 2019, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedhan disclosed that a total of 33,988 Indian migrant workers have died in the Gulf since 2014. The country with the highest number of deaths was...

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14 October 2019

Oman: Report accuses Gulf Aluminium of failing to pay migrant workers for a year leaving them stranded and relying on charity

Author: Telangana Today (India)

"Fellow Telugus help 2 TS men stuck in Oman", 20 Aug 2019...

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