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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

Jul 03, 2014

A Young Girl Kept as a Slave for 5 Years in Thailand Wins Landmark Damages

Sold as a 7-year-old, she keeps the spotlight on the dangers faced by the estimated 4 million migrant workers in Thailan... #Thailand #Burma #Human Rights Watch #Southeast Asia
Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

Jul 21, 2014

From The Mill's urchins to the overworked offspring of Child Genius, it's tough being a kid review

The most miserable TV drama since The Village is back, with smallpox lurking around the corner and economic migrants flooding up from the south Oh great, the return of The Mill (Channel 4), about a Cheshire cotton mill in the 1830s, and officially th... #Thailand #Burma #Human Rights Watch #Southeast Asia
Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

Jul 22, 2014

Beyond borders: Arab art from the frontlines

From a secret film of a man scaling the wall between Palestine and Israel to migrant workers clinging to cranes in Mecca, an exhibition of essential Middle Eastern art at New York's New Museum evades the regionalist trap The Syrian video collective g... #Israel #Iraq #Egypt #Ramallah #West Bank #Palestine #Jordan