Human rights in Qatar – Progress and challenges

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ILO praises Qatar's steps to protect workers' rights 2018-11-08 [The Times]

Human rights in Qatar – Progress and challenges 2018-10-31 [BWI]

World Cup 2022 Qatar death statistics of workers revealed by trade union leader 2018-10-15 [The Mirror]

ITF, ADLSA and ILO agree to work towards safeguarding transport workers’ rights 2018-10-09 [ITF]

Workers in Qatar World Cup Final city unpaid for months: Amnesty 2018-09-26 [AFP]

Nepali workers to benefit as Qatar lifts ‘exit permit’ system 2018-09-10 [thehimalayantimes.com]

ITUC, BWI and ITF Welcome End of Exit Permits for 1.5 Million Migrant Workers 2018-09-08 [ITUC]

AUDIO: Migrant workers in Qatar can now leave employer 2018-09-06 [RadioLabour]

Law change hailed as milestone for migrant workers in World Cup run-up 2018-09-06 [The Guardian]

End All Migrant Worker Exit Visas - New Law Falls Short of Labor Reform Pledges 2018-09-06 [Human Rights Watch]

World Cup workers toil on tourist visas 2018-09-05 [MENAFN]

Officials still in the dark about a Nepali worker’s death in Qatar 2018-09-05 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Nepali worker fell to his death in Qatar WC stadium: Contractor 2018-08-31 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Statement on Fatality at Al Wakrah Stadium 2018-08-20 [BWI]

SWC worker dies at 2022 stadium 2018-08-15 [Sport 24]

Unia supports World Cup Workers in Qatar 2018-08-01 [BWI]

Domestic Workers’ Rights Review 2018-06-26 [HRW]

Swiss NCP Commends BWI-FIFA productive dialogue on Qatar 2018-06-06 [BWI]

Workers face old problems despite reform promises 2018-05-10 [The Digital Journal]

MAY DAY 2018: Community Leaders Forum in Qatar 2018-05-04 [BWU]

BWI leads tripartite International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018-04-30 [BWI]

Abolish controversial exit system for workers: experts 2018-04-29 [The Daily Star]

Al Jazeera English journalists to strike over pay 2018-04-26 [Arab News]

Qatar protecting rights of workers: Envoy 2018-04-26 [thepeninsulaqatar]

ITF and Qatari government continue talks under the ILO technical cooperation programme 2018-03-22 [ITF]

Qatar, beyond labour 2018-03-20 [kathmandupost]

Qatar to pay back recruitment fees for 30,000 migrant workers 2018-03-19 [kathmandutribune]

Labour Ministry to set up fund to pay workers' dues instantly 2018-03-19 [gulf-times]

Qatar pays back workers’ recruitment fees 2018-03-18 [nationalaccordnewspaper]

Pay back of workers’ recruitment fees in $5m restoration 2018-03-16 [GCR]

Qatar needs 340 rail workers 2018-03-13 [manilatimes]

World Cup host Qatar to introduce labour complaint reform 2018-03-13 [jordantimes]

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]

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

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