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BWI supports Lebanese trade union leader amidst legal harassment

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Israel Israeli strike kills Al Mayadeen TV reporter and cameraman in Tayr Harfa 2023-11-21 [IFJ]

Israel Israeli strike kills Reuters journalist and injures six others 2023-10-18 [IFJ]

BWI supports Lebanese trade union leader amidst legal harassment 2023-10-04 [BWI]

Lebanon on cusp of network blackout as dispute grows with telecom workers 2023-03-31 [Al-Monitor]

Education in Lebanon – a crisis with no end in sight 2023-02-15 [Education International]

Workshop with PSI Lebanese affiliates 2022-09-07 [PSI]

Central Bank workers strike after judge raids HQ 2022-07-21 [BBC]

Ongoing civil strikes further cripple everyday life 2022-07-11 [Al Jazeera]

Lebanon: Healthcare workers strike over unpaid wages and overstretched workloads: Healthcare workers strike over unpaid wages and overstretched workloads 2022-06-18 [Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]

Education International mission in solidarity with teachers, students, and schools 2022-05-02 [EI]

Teachers and students in Lebanon need global solidarity to save their education system and their hope for the future. The world must answer. 2022-03-29 [Education International]

Ethiopia Abused migrant worker in Lebanon dreams of justice in rare court case 2022-02-17 [N MENA]

Lebanon: A strike by the road transport union in Lebanon 2022-01-20 [WFTU]

Lebanon loses pillar of independent journalism 2021-11-20 [Foreign Policy News]

'Like slaves': Lebanon's delivery riders struggle as crisis bites 2021-11-12 [Thomson Reuters]

Businesses and workers affected by the explosion at the port of Beirut find themselves caught in multiple crises 2021-11-08 [Equal Times]

Head of General Federation of Drivers' Trade Unions: No strike on Wednesday 2021-07-06 [MTV]

In the midst of Lebanon's financial crisis, farmers are struggling to survive 2021-07-02 [Equal Times]

Teacher unions committed to delivering quality education amidst worst economic crisis in 30 years 2021-06-29 [Education International]

Workers stage ​general strike over escalating crises 2021-06-18 [Independent]

Middle East With poverty rates on the rise, eradicating child labour in Lebanon is proving ever more complicated 2021-03-29 [Equal Times]

undreds of Lebanon's most vulnerable migrant maids flown home, many more wait 2020-12-24 [Thomson Reuters]

Health Workers' Safety Neglected during Covid-19 2020-12-10 [Human Rights Watch]

Blow to Migrant Domestic Worker Rights 2020-11-01 [Human Rights Watch]

Join the solidarity push to help rebuild PSI affiliate offices 2020-10-31 [PSI]

New Safeguards for Migrant Domestic Workers 2020-09-21 [Human Rights Watch]

Build hope in Beirut 2020-09-08 [BWI]

Kenya IDWF Statement in Support of the Kenyan Migrant Domestic Workers' Sit-in Action for Repatriation and Free of Abuses 2020-09-03 [IDWF]

Lebanon NUPGE donates to humanitarian efforts in wake of Beirut explosions 2020-08-30 [NUPGE]

My name is Winnie, I survived Lebanon's kafala system 2020-08-28 [Opendemocracy]

Lebanon CUPE shows support for Beirut with $25,000 donation 2020-08-25 [CUPE]

ILO creates decent jobs to support Beirut explosion clearing operations 2020-08-17 [ILO]

Lebanon in revolt 2020-08-12 [Workers liberty]

International solidarity as education sector reels from impact of explosion 2020-08-12 [EI]

Call for donations after Beirut blast kills five PSI members 2020-08-11 [PSI]

ITF stands in solidarity with the port workers and people of Beirut 2020-08-10 [ITF]

Police clash with protestors in Beirut for second day 2020-08-10 [The Daily Star]

Lebanon's deadly blast: when corruption turned into carnage 2020-08-09 [Open democracy]

Lebanon Beirut explosion: INMO message of sympathy and solidarity 2020-08-09 [INMO]

BWI Solidarity Statement on the Beirut Explosion 2020-08-08 [BWI]

What is ammonium nitrate, and why is it so dangerous? 2020-08-07 [IndustriALL]

IndustriALL solidarity with the people of Lebanon 2020-08-05 [IndustriALL]

The WFTU General Secretary held a teleconference with trade union leaders in Lebanon about the the explosions at Beirut Port 2020-08-05 [World Federation of Trade Unions]

Lebanon: WFTU in solidarity with workers and the people of Lebanon after the explosions 2020-08-05 [World Federation of Trade Unions]

Unions express solidarity after deadly blast rocks Beirut 2020-08-05 [IFJ]

Abolish Kafala (Sponsorship) System - Adopt Rights-Respecting Contract for Migrant Domestic Workers 2020-07-27 [Human Rights Watch]

VIDEO  All-female group of Ethiopian domestic workers are on a mission to deliver food to fellow domestic workers in need 2020-05-30 [IDWF]

Migrant workers' plight worsens as crises multiply 2020-05-26 [CITY]

Poverty or virus? Lebanon's uprising continues despite the pandemic 2020-05-06 [Opendemocracy]

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