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Still no reforms for migrant workers' conditions in Qatar, says Amnesty International

May 21, 2015

Still no reforms for migrant workers' conditions in Qatar, says Amnesty International

Qatar is failing to deliver on reforms for its migrant workers a year after the wealthy Gulf nation announced plans to improve conditions for low-paid labourers building its highways, hotels, stadiums and skyscrapers, Amnesty International has said. #World #NewsTracker #FIFA #Qatar #migrant workers #FIFA World Cup Qatar #Migrant Worker Conditions #Sepp Blater
BBC team reporting on migrant workers arrested in Qatar

May 18, 2015

BBC team reporting on migrant workers arrested in Qatar

A BBC reporting crew spent two nights in a Qatari prison after being arrested while trying to meet migrant workers in the nation that will host the 2022 World Cup, the British broadcaster said on Monday. #BBC #NewsTracker #Qatar #arrested #Reporting #migrant worker nations #World Cup 2020
Kerala to set up night shelters for migrant labourers

Dec 23, 2014

Kerala to set up night shelters for migrant labourers

Considering the increasing inflow of labourers to Kerala from other states, state Urban Affairs Department has drawn up a project to set up night shelters. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #migrant workers #Kochi #labourers #night shelters
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