Qatar 2022 World Cup will honour workers' rights with the end of the kafala system, predicts ITUC head

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Abolishing the Kafala system 2018-02-05 [Freedom United]

Qatar 2022 World Cup will honour workers' rights with the end of the kafala system, predicts ITUC head 2018-01-29 [The Independent]

New Framework Agreement - Significant Progress in Protecting the Rights of Migrant Construction Work 2018-01-24 [IHRB]

Qatar top destination for Nepali migrants 2018-01-01 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Among Nepalis working overseas Qatar remains top labour destination 2017-12-26 [Kathmandu Post ]

Seminar leaves workers worried 2017-12-25 [The Times]

Calls for better pay at Al Jazeera English 2017-12-22 [NUJ]

Nation committed to workers welfare and rights: Thawadi 2017-12-03 [Gulf Times]

Unions hail landmark employer agreement on workers’ rights in Qatar 2017-11-24 [GCR]

Official signing of an agreement on workers’ rights between BWI, Qatari Diar VINCI Construction (QDVC) and VINCI 2017-11-21 [BWI]

Our companies hold the power to make sure life continues to get better for workers in Qatar 2017-11-13 [City AM]

Isolated in Gulf, Qatar campaigns to protect 2022 World Cup 2017-11-13 [AP]

BWI welcomes ILO decision and agreement with Qatar 2017-11-13 [BWI Global Union]

UNI Global Union and World Players Association welcomes moves to abolish Kafala system and end modern slavery in Qatar 2017-11-12 [uniglobalunion.org]

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

ILO drops Qatar migrant workers complaint after reforms 2017-11-09 [bbc.com]

Fant få sikkerhetsbrudd på VM-byggeplassene 2017-11-08 [Arbeidsmanden]

Construction company to sign agreement with BWI 2017-11-07 [BWI]

Qatar’s migrant fund expected to support Nepali workers http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-11-04/qatars-migrant-fund-expected-to-support-nepali-workers 2017-11-06 [The Kathmandu Post]

Enkonduko de minimuma salajro por la laboristoj 2017-11-03 [www.novethic.fr]

Qatar announces significant labour reforms for migrant workers, technical cooperation agreement with ILO; rights groups call for follow-through on implementation 2017-11-02 [BHRRC-UK]

BWI Welcomes New Commitments in Qatar 2017-10-31 [BWI]

Can Qatar deliver on its worker 'revolution'? 2017-10-29 [Dunya News]

Breakthrough to end kafala after new commitments from Qatar on workers’ rights 2017-10-27 [ITUC]

Gir etter for internasjonalt press 2017-10-26 [iTromsø]

Qatari labor reforms could end 'Modern Day Slavery' for migrant workers 2017-10-26 [Huff Po]

Norske verneombud inspiserte byggeplasser 2017-10-16 [Fri fagbevegelse]

1300 Nepali migrant workers laid off in Qatar 2017-10-16 [The Kathmandu Post]

Company in China to manufacture smart jackets for workers in Qatar 2017-10-13 [China Daily ]

World Cup 2022: Qatar's workers are not workers, they are slaves, and they are building mausoleums, not stadiums 2017-10-13 [The Independent]

Arbeidsforholdene under bygging av VM-anlegg granskes 2017-10-12 [NRK]

Nearly 50k Nepali workers set to miss Qatar training 2017-10-08 [Kathmandu Post]

Human rights group calls for workers to be protected from lethal heat 2017-09-29 [Reuters]

Officials Deny Human Rights Watch Claim 2017-09-29 [NewsBeatSocial]

Thousands of Qatar World Cup workers ‘subjected to life-threatening heat’ 2017-09-27 [Guardian ]

HRW : Take Urgent Action to Protect Construction Workers 2017-09-27 [Human Rights Watch]

FIFA urged to protect 800,000 workers from desert heat 2017-09-27 [AFP]

Construction worker from Nepal sacked after he spoke to UN in Qatar 2017-09-27 [Arab News]

Torture et travail forcé : la réalité des travailleuses domestiques indonésiennes dans les pays du Golfe 2017-09-07 [Equal Times]

The Boyfriend System: Migrant Life in Qatar 2017-09-06 [Rappler ]

New Law Gives Domestic Workers Labor Rights 2017-08-25 [HRW]

ארגון העיתונאים גינה את ההחלטה לשלול תעודת עיתונאי מכתב אל-ג'זירה 2017-08-19 [המפלגה הקומוניסטית הישראלית]

מרכז אעלאם לניצן חן, אל תשלול את תעודת העיתונאי מכתבי אלג'זירה 2017-08-19 [עבודה שחורה]

BMKQ General Assembly affirms commitment to Filipino migrant worker rights 2017-08-16 [BWI]

Doha conference offers solidarity with Al Jazeera journalists amid calls for media freedom and workers' rights 2017-07-27 [IFJ]

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]

World Cup Workers In Qatar To Receive More ‘Cooling Technologies’ 2017-07-15 [Sport Techie]

Union in Germany praises Qatar on improvements for welfare workers 2017-07-05 [Gulf Times]

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