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16 July 2020

Working & living conditions for Gulf migrant workers worsen as employers conduct mass layoffs & salaries go unpaid amid COVID-19

Author: Natasha Turak, CNBC

"The Gulf's migrant workers are being exploited amid the coronavirus crisis, rights groups say," 14 Jul 2020...

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10 July 2020

Domestic workers in Gulf states face COVID-19 job losses & abuse from recruitment agencies

Author: Ben Hubbard & Louise Donovan, New York Times (via First Post)

"In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who fin themselves unemployed, abused," 7 Jul 2020...

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9 July 2020

Indian workers in the Gulf choosing between contract changes or repatriation without wages & compensation

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Article
24 June 2020

Oman: Private cos. to face fines for violating COVID-19 protection measures in the workplace

Author: Times of Oman

"COVID-19: Ministry of Manpower issues list of conditions for private companies,"...

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Article
24 June 2020

Oman: Union records 16 labour rights violations within days, incl. unpaid leave and terminations

Author: Times of Oman

"Over 10 workers' rights violations recorded," 21 Jun 2020...

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Article
19 June 2020

Unemployed & unpaid workers still stranded in Gulf camps unable to get home, months after spread of COVID-19

Author: Miriam Jackson, The Union Journal

"Struggling migrants sidelined after coronavirus sweeps across the Gulf," 17 Jun 2020...

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Article
17 June 2020

Gulf cos. "taking advantage" of COVID-19 to terminate workers' contracts & avoid paying overdue wages

Author: C R Abrar, The Daily Star

"Covid-19 and migrant workers: the great wage robbery," 16 Jun 2020  ...

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Article
11 June 2020

Oman: Indian workers unpaid, forced to resign & banned from leaving while bank loans outstanding

Author: Rejimon Kuttappan, The Lede (India)

"Pending bank loans but no salary: Indian migrants in Oman cannot come back," 10 Jun 2020...

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10 June 2020

Human rights groups urge the European Union to strengthen rules on surveillance technology exports

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Company response
10 June 2020

Muscat Bakery re allegations of unpaid wages, lack of access to food, medicines & shelter

Author: Muscat Bakery

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