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Foreign maids on 'hell' of kafala jobs in Middle East 2018-10-24 [BBC]

Istanbul construction site as a slave camp  ActNOW!  2018-10-22 [ArabWeekly]

Unions in Africa and the Middle East commit to organize 2018-09-11 [BWI]

'IT IS OUR TIME' declares youth of BWI Africa and Middle East 2018-08-08 [BWI]

The Perils of Housecleaning Abroad 2018-08-06 [The Times]

In Iraq, trade unions are helping to rebuild popular power 2018-06-25 [Equal Times]

“The Gulf is no longer a dream land for Asian migrants” 2018-06-14 [Equal Times]

Declaration on Media Freedom in the Arab World discussed at League of Arab States meeting in Cairo 2018-06-04 [IFJ]

Arab countries’ unions crucial to achieve international goals on education in their region 2018-06-01 [Education International]

WPFD joint meeting finalises key documents to promote media freedom in the Arab World 2018-05-08 [IFJ]

Africa and Middle East Regional Presidium agreed on measures to strengthen the region 2018-04-13 [BWI]

“Iranian workers are not only deprived of their wages but of their basic rights” 2018-04-09 [Equal Times]

Building union power in oil and gas in the MENA region 2018-04-06 [IndustriALL]

UNI MENA Mentoring Program: more women for union growth 2018-04-05 [UNI Global Union]

New ILO White Paper on the construction sector in the Middle East 2018-03-07 [BWI]

Youth Unemployment: The Middle East's Ticking Time Bomb 2018-03-01 [stratfor]

Which way now for Tunisia? 2018-01-24 [Equal Times]

Reviving Palestinian non-violent resistance 2017-12-28 [Equal Times]

In Turkey, not even Charles Darwin is welcome 2017-12-27 [Equal Times]

Arab education unions focus on union renewal and quality education 2017-12-15 [Education International]

Benefits increase marks a partial victory for disabled people in Israel 2017-12-14 [Equal Times]

#MeToo, Say Domestic Workers in the Middle East 2017-12-09 [HRW]

#Tech4Worse: The problem with digital labour initiatives for the Middle East 2017-12-08 [Open Democracy ]

Migrant Domestic Workers in Oman, UAE Abused 2017-11-15 [HRW]

Domestic workers from Tanzania 'working like robots, 2017-11-15 [DW]

Domestic workers who flee their abusive employers in the UAE and Oman could be charged with a hefty fine and sent to prison 2017-11-15 [MiddleEastEye]

ILO decision heralds new era for workers’ rights in Qatar. Saudi Arabia and the UAE must follow its lead 2017-11-09 [ITUC]

87th Session of Directors of Arab Labor Organization Kicked off 2017-10-08 [MENAFN]

Campaign to end violence against women progresses in MENA region 2017-09-27 [IndustriALL]

Workers pack up and leave 2017-09-27 [Chosun Ilbo]

Despite migration ban, Indonesian domestic workers still face forced labour and abuses in the Gulf 2017-09-11 [Equal Times]

Race and exploitation in the Gulf 2017-08-28 [Open Democracy]

Domestic workers claiming rights under the kafala system 2017-08-18 [Open Democracy]

Al-Jazeerah head backs some form of trade union in Doha 2017-07-26 [Middle East Eye]

Journalists, NGO's slam Saudi threats to close Al-Jazeerah 2017-07-26 [Middle East Eye]

Tunisian and Arab teachers unions have lost a outstanding activist 2017-07-15 [Education International]

Towards a Trade Union policy to eliminate child labour in the Arab States 2017-07-14 [ILO]

Nearly 150 Nepalis arrested in Malaysia http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-07-06/nearly-150-nepalis-arrested-in-malaysia 2017-07-06 [The Kathmandu Post]

How female migrant workers changed the face of their village 2017-07-04 [Dhaka Tribune]

What will it take to protect Filipino domestic workers from abuse and exploitation in the Middle East? 2017-06-19 [Equal Times ]

Don't use Qatari journalists and their families as political footballs IFJ tells Gulf-area and other Arab countries 2017-06-18 [Al Araby ]

Gulf States’ Slow March Toward Domestic Workers’ Rights 2017-06-17 [Human Rights Watch]

We must prevent Kenyan migrants from being slaves rather than workers 2017-06-15 [Equal Times]

CLC Statement on Israel-Palestine 2017-06-12 [CLC]

Working Families ripped apart, freedom of expression under attack amid political dispute in Gulf 2017-06-10 [Amnesty International]

Abused Migrant Workers End Up in Prison After Trying to Flee 2017-06-08 [News Deeply]

Declaration on Media Freedom in the Arab World Signed in Morocco 2017-06-05 [IFJ]

Reports of ill-treatment of domestic workers leads Ghana to ban on workers moving to Gulf countries 2017-06-03 [Middle East Monitor]

Declaration on Media Freedom in the Arab World Signed in Morocco 2017-06-03 [IFJ]

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