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For Sakthivel Kumarvelu, rare visit to Little India proved fatal

Dec 12, 2013

For Sakthivel Kumarvelu, rare visit to Little India proved fatal

Indian national, Sakthivel Kumaravelu, rarely went to Singapore's Little India during his days off but last Sunday's visit proved fatal for his first visit to the area in more than two months. #India #NewsTracker #Singapore #little India #K Shanmugam #Kranji Lodge #Migrant Workers Centre #Sakthivel Kumarvelu #Chattiram
Migrant city: What makes Delhi politics so unique

Dec 04, 2013

Migrant city: What makes Delhi politics so unique

For many people in Delhi, it is the karambhoomi as opposed to janambhoomi. That also makes all the difference to how politics plays out in the city state. #Politics #Congress #Sheila Dikshit #New Delhi #UNESCO #migrant workers #Aam Aadmi Party #Delhi Elections 2013
European parliament passes Qatar World Cup resolution

Nov 22, 2013

European parliament passes Qatar World Cup resolution

"MEPs appeal to the European corporations involved in building stadiums or other infrastructure projects in Qatar to provide working conditions that are in line with international human rights standards." #Sports #football #FIFA #Qatar #KickingAround #migrant workers #Human Rights #European Parliament #2022 Qatar World Cup
Women migrant workers in India vulnerable to harassment: UN

Oct 17, 2013

Women migrant workers in India vulnerable to harassment: UN

Not enough attention is being paid to the problems of migrant women who suffer due to problems varying from hygiene to sexual harassment, reveals a UN report. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Sexual violence #Women #Gender abuse #Women migrant workers India
Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

Sep 05, 2012

Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

The victims of migration are migrants themselves. One big issue is that a whole generation of children grow up without education that deprives them the most essential tool of human security. #HowThisWorks #Sheila Dikshit #Raj Thackeray #migrant workers #illegal migration #Biharis in Mumbai

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Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

Sep 22, 2014

Labour conference: Ed Balls tightens Labour's austerity stance - Politics live blog

Carwyn Jones calls for home rule all round Jim Murphy denounces exploitation of migrant workers in Qatar Douglas Alexander rejects Blairite hubris that UK can re-order the world Ed Ballss speech -Snap verdict Lunchtime summary Afternoon summary Conti... #Qatar #Jim Murphy #Douglas Alexander #George Osborne #Ed Balls #Carwyn Jones
Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

Sep 16, 2014

Thai police rummaging through migrant workers’ homes in search of culprit in brutal killing of two British vacationers

The pair travelled to Koh Tao with friends and met each other on the island while staying in neighbouring rooms at Ocean View Bungalows — just hours before their death... #Qatar #Jim Murphy #Douglas Alexander #George Osborne #Ed Balls #Carwyn Jones
Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

Sep 15, 2014

'Slave' workers demand full pay

Migrant workers endured weeks of near "slavery" on a Wairarapa vineyard and were sacked after asking their employer for thousands of dollars owed to them, they say.A band of six foreign backpackers, who arrived at different times..... #Qatar #Jim Murphy #Douglas Alexander #George Osborne #Ed Balls #Carwyn Jones