Migrant workers protest despite no worker rights

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Migrant workers protest despite no worker rights 2020-05-28 [BWI]

Global solidarity for migrants in Qatar on Workers Day 2020-05-07 [BWI]

Solidaridad global con migrantes en Qatar para el Día del Trabajador 2020-05-06 [ICM]

Government sticks to its guns on Covid-19 mining safety guidelines 2020-05-05 [The Peninsula]

L'IBB s'engage avec le Comité suprême sur le COVID-19 2020-04-29 [IBB]

ICM se compromete con el Comité Supremo en relación al COVID-19 2020-04-22 [ICM]

BWI engages with Supreme Committee on COVID-19 2020-04-22 [BWI]

FES interview: BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson on Qatar and COVID-19 2020-04-18 [BWI]

Coronavirus Fears Terrify and Impoverish Migrants in the Persian Gulf 2020-04-16 [NY Times]

ICM y otros sindicatos globales aumentan la vulnerabilidad de los trabajadores migrantes de Qatar a causa del COVID-19 2020-04-04 [ICM]

Workers address lockdown woes 2020-04-04 [BWI]

BWI, other trade unions raise Qatar’s migrant workers’ vulnerabilities to COVID-19 2020-04-04 [BWI]

Les travailleurs s'attaquent aux problèmes de la quarantaine 2020-03-31 [IBB]

La ICM y BMKQ realizan el primer evento del DIM en Qatar 2020-03-15 [ICM]

End of Kafala in Qatar is just the beginning for major labour reforms 2020-02-20 [UNI]

ICM y el Legado de la Copa del Mundo de la FIFA 2022 en Qatar 2020-02-07 [ICM]

Qatar: End of Abusive Exit Permits for Most Migrant Workers 2020-01-20 [Human Rights Watch]

End of Abusive Exit Permits for Migrant Workers 2020-01-20 [Human Rights Watch]

Cuba’s secret deal with Qatar to take up to 90% of doctors' wages 2019-11-19 [Freedom United]

BWI issues two major reports on Qatar 2019-11-10 [BWI]

Labour laws and procedures in Qatar reviewed at ILO meeting 2019-11-07 [The Gulf Times]

Online petition: End Forced Labor 2019-11-07 [freedomeunited.org]

בעקבות הלחץ: קטאר תבטל את חוקי ההעסקה הפוגעניים של מהגרי עבודה 2019-11-01 [דבר ראשון]

بعد الضغط: ستقوم قطر بإلغاء قوانين التوظيف التعسفية للعمال المهاجرين 2019-10-27 [Davar]

Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system 2019-10-19 [Al Jazeerah]

Qatar dismantles kafala system of modern slavery 2019-10-19 [Svenssonstifelsen]

Qatar to end controversial migrant worker restrictions 2019-10-18 [France 24]

UN Labor Body: Qatar Pledges to End 'Kafala' Employment Laws 2019-10-18 [NY Times]

ITUC: 'Qatar is changing' with the abolition of the kafala system 2019-10-18 [Morning Star]

Le Qatar abolit le système d’esclavage moderne de la « kafala » 2019-10-17 [CSI]

Qatar desmantela el sistema kafala de esclavitud moderna 2019-10-17 [CSI]

Katar demontiert Kafala-System moderner Sklaverei 2019-10-17 [IGB]

Qatar dismantles kafala system of modern slavery 2019-10-17 [ITUC]

Human Rights Watch calls on Qatar to urgently Investigate Migrant Worker Deaths 2019-10-11 [Human Rights Watch]

Hundrevis av gjestearbeidere dør mens de sover – årsaken blir ikke undersøkt 2019-10-08 [NRK]

 VIDEO  Video focuses on the election of Workers’ Committee Representatives at QDVC/VINCI 2019-10-06 [BWI]

Alle mesterskap i Qatar burde vært boikottet 2019-10-01 [NRK]

Despite reform promises, migrant workers still return home without wages or justice 2019-09-20 [Amnesty International]

Gjestearbeidere dør og får ikke lønn 2019-09-19 [Dagsavisen]

Officials of two companies arrested over non-payment of salaries after peaceful strike by workers: GCO 2019-08-17 [The Peninsula]

Defying the law, migrant workers launch strike 2019-08-09 [Human Rights Watch]

What’s changed since the ILO dropped its case? 2019-08-08 [Migrant Rights]

Nepali workers building World Cup infrastructure continue to be exploited 2019-06-13 [Kathmandu Post]

BWI welcomes the FIFA’s decision to remain with 32 teams for the FIFA 2022 World Cup Qatar 2019-05-28 [BWI]

BWI Connect: Migrant Workers from Qatar joins unions in New Zealand 2019-02-27 [BWI]

BWI and SC publish second workers’ welfare progress report 2019-02-26 [BWI]

New Report Released on Qatar and UAE 2019-02-07 [BWI]

Fellesforbundet forferdet etter VM-besøk 2019-01-08 [NRK]

Presset må fortsette 2019-01-08 [LO]

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