Qatar Blockade: Fears for Migrant Workers in a Region in Turmoil

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Aviation authority urged to block British Airways leasing Qatari aircraft to cover strike 2017-06-23 [Unite]

Qatar Blockade: Fears for Migrant Workers in a Region in Turmoil 2017-06-20 [ITUC]

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

Stop attacking Al Jazeera, demands NUJ 2017-06-17 [NUJ]

Diplomatic rift in Gulf squeezes business, putting rights of migrant workers at risk 2017-06-15 [Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]

South Asian Workers in Qatar, the ‘Forgotten Victims’ in Gulf Crisis 2017-06-15 [The Wire]

State silence months after British man’s death while working on World Cup stadium 2017-06-13 [Al-Arabia]

Fewer Nepalis seeking work permit for Qatar 2017-06-12 [The Himalayan Times]

Nepali migrant workers have not been affected by diplomatic crisis in Qatar 2017-06-12 [The Himalayan Times]

Labor exporters suspend sending Viet construction and domestic workers to Qatar 2017-06-10 [Nikkei ]

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

World Cup 2018: Fifa admits workers have suffered human rights abuses 2017-05-27 [Guardian ]

Swiss Government Mediation between BWI and FIFA a Good Step 2017-05-04 [ITUC]

Nepali migrant worker dies in Qatar 2017-04-17 [The Kathmandu Post]

Struggle to reform labour laws 2017-04-13 [The Cairo Review]

Dar Al Sharq labour conference on May 1 2017-04-10 [thepeninsulaqatar]

World Cup workers 'can work 148 days without a break' 2017-04-09 [GCR]

World Cup organisers welcome auditor report on worker conditions 2017-04-09 [PTI]

Progress being made on workers' rights, says Qatar 2022 chief 2017-04-07 [arabianbusiness]

Qatar World Cup workers pay recruitment fees, work 18-hour days: report 2017-04-06 [zawya]

In Qatar workers 'pay to work 18-hour days' 2017-04-06 [Reuters]

Government denies violating labor law by blocking migrants from leaving 2017-04-03 [Reuters ]

Labor Expert Urges Caution Before Workers Sent to Qatar 2017-04-03 [ VOA]

Migrant workers unable to leave despite labour reforms 2017-03-30 [Reuters]

Migrant workers blocked from leaving Qatar despite labour reforms 2017-03-30 [Reuters]

Migrant Labor Issues Are Bigger Than the World Cup 2017-03-30 [WPR]

Qatar Foundation looks at job cuts amid low oil, gas prices 2017-03-28 [The Himalayan Times]

UN sets Nov deadline for Qatar to end abuse of migrants http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-03-24/un-sets-nov-deadline-for-qatar-to-end-abuse-of-migrants 2017-03-24 [The Kathmandu Post]

ILO defers decision on whether to investigate Qatar on migrant abuses 2017-03-23 [Reuters]

Qatar gets until November to improve its human rights record 2017-03-23 [dohanews]

ITUC International Trade Union Confederation decries alleged inhumane treatment of migrant workers in Qatar 2017-03-23 [Gulf News]

ILO sets November deadline to end abuse of migrant workers or face investigation 2017-03-23 [Middle East Monitor]

Qatar given deadline to end abuse of migrant workers or face investigation 2017-03-23 [Reuters]

We’re cheated, first at home, then in Qatar’: how World Cup workers are deceived 2017-03-19 [Guardian]

International Labour Organisation should continue probe into migrant worker abuse 2017-03-18 [Amnesty]

BWI Leaders Meet FIFA Secretary General Samoura 2017-03-17 [BWI]

Trade Unions at the Table in FIFA 2017-03-17 [BWI Global Union ]

Governments should reject Qatar’s false and misleading claims at the ILO 2017-03-16 [ITUC]

Over 2 million workers continue to suffer under system of modern slavery 2017-03-15 [ITUC ]

Solar-powered helmets developed for Qatar 2022 construction workers 2017-03-13 [Arabian Business]

Another Fire Incident in Qatar Labor Camp 2017-03-11 [BWI Global Union]

Support grows for striking Uber drivers 2017-02-23 [ITF]

Hundreds of Uber drivers go on strike after price cuts 2017-02-13 [Reuters]

Union begins Qatar 2022 stadium inspections 2017-02-10 [AFP]

First inspections by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and Building and Wood Workers' International carried out on 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ projects 2017-02-10 [BWI Global Union]

Cabinet approves law on domestic workers 2017-02-09 [Gulf Times]

22 Nepali stranded in Qatar 2017-02-06 [The Kathmandu Post]

Critics of Qatar proved right - once again 2017-01-30 [Migrant Rights]

ILO’s workers’ group optimistic about labour law changes in Qatar 2017-01-30 [TOI]

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