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International Women’s Day 2021 | Statement of Global Union Federations for the Arab region [EI] 2021-03-08

Ten years after the Arab Spring, the region’s unions take stock [IndustriALL] 2020-12-11

HeidelbergCement and LafargeHolcim operations mapped in MENA [BWI] 2020-11-09

Arab women among most vulnerable to COVID-19 [BWI] 2020-05-14

Coronavirus deepens risks for migrant workers in the Gulf [Deutsche Welle] 2020-05-02

Gulf governments urged to protect migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic [BWI] 2020-04-22

Stronger Unions! Stronger Network! [BWI] 2019-10-21

ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman [ITF] 2019-06-15

Seafarers unions express concern about “sabotage” attack and rising tensions in the Gulf [ITF] 2019-05-20

Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour [ILO] 2019-03-21

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Stolen wages 2021-05-09 [Timesofindia]

Covid challenges in the Arab World: PSI affiliates share experiences 2021-04-29 [PSI]

Young workers fight COVID-19 2021-04-14 [BWI]

Airlines recovery in the Arab world 2021-04-07 [ITF]

Union Women Launch Global Petition to End Gender-Based Violence at Work For more info 2021-04-05 [Solidarity Center]

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

International Women’s Day 2021 | Statement of Global Union Federations for the Arab region 2021-03-08 [EI]

Death in destination countries 2021-03-03 [The Daily Star]

UN Global Compact on Migration Regional Review in the Arab Region 2021-02-27 [PSI]

Another New Zealand Middle East military deal fails Prime Minister's 'sniff' test 2021-02-10 [John Minto]

The army’s encroachment on the civilian economy is costing Egyptian workers dearly 2021-02-08 [Equal Times]

G4S migrant workers 'forced to pay millions' in illegal fees for jobs 2021-01-18 [The Guardian]

Middle East and North Africa unions campaign for ratification of ILO C190 2021-01-08 [IndustriALL]

Unions intensify campaign to ban asbestos 2020-12-23 [BWI]

Migrants and Refugees in the MENA Region: Where are they now in the COVID-19 pandemic response? 2020-12-21 [PSI]

Approaches and responses to Covid-19 in MENA’s energy sector 2020-12-19 [IndustriALL]

16 days: Violence against women, COVID-19’s 'second wave' 2020-12-14 [BWI]

Ten years after the Arab Spring, the region’s unions take stock 2020-12-11 [IndustriALL]

The Cost of Contagion The human rights impacts of COVID-19 on migrant workers in the Gulf 2020-12-06 [Equidem]

HeidelbergCement and LafargeHolcim operations mapped in MENA 2020-11-09 [BWI]

Vulnerable workers hardest hit by COVID-19 fallout in fragile Arab states 2020-10-15 [ILO]

COSATU outraged by Arab normalisation deals with Israel 2020-09-17 [COSATU]

Investors raise concerns about migrant workers' rights in Gulf 2020-08-07 [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

BWI’s Africa and Middle East Regional Conference moved to 2021 2020-07-31 [BWI]

Women activists in the Middle East face online bullying and sexual harassment 2020-07-09 [Opendemocracy]

For migrant workers in the MENA, flattening the curve of inequality is urgent 2020-06-29 [Opendemocracy]

Workers intensify Asbestos ban campaign in Africa and Middle East 2020-06-24 [BWI]

Workers intensify Asbestos ban campaign in Africa and Middle East 2020-06-24 [BWI]

'We’re poor people': Middle East's migrant workers look for way home amid pandemic 2020-06-09 [Guardian]

Arab women among most vulnerable to COVID-19 2020-05-14 [BWI]

Coronavirus deepens risks for migrant workers in the Gulf 2020-05-02 [Deutsche Welle]

In the Gulf, migrant workers fear for their future 2020-04-23 [Opendemocracy]

Gulf governments urged to protect migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic 2020-04-22 [BWI]

 VIDEO  Message of Crecentia Mofokeng on behalf of BWI Africa & Middle East region 2020-04-18 [BWI]

Middle East coronavirus updates: Infection spreads among Gulf’s migrant workers 2020-04-15 [Medium]

ALLEGATIONS OF LABOUR ABUSE AGAINST MIGRANT WORKERS IN THE GULF 2020-03-27 [Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]

Arab educators tackle diverse challenges to education and teachers in their region 2020-02-07 [EI]

Minto calls for 'mobilization', backing peace, justice in the Middle East 2020-01-25 [Asia-Pacific Report]

The worrying decline of individual and collective freedoms in Algeria 2019-12-11 [Equal Times]

Stronger Unions! Stronger Network! 2019-10-21 [BWI]

National Union demands stronger action on Turkey's invasion of Syria 2019-10-20 [NUPGE]

Africa and Middle East Regional Women’s Committee Meets 2019-08-28 [BWI]

The Decades-old War on Palestinian Workers 2019-08-25 [IMEMC]

The decades-old war on Palestinian workers 2019-08-23 [Al Jazeera]

IBF Agrees a Temporary Extended Risk Zone in the Strait of Hormuz 2019-08-13 [ITF]

Crews of Some Ships Can Refuse to Sail Through Hormuz: Union 2019-08-04 [Bloomberg]

ITF mobilising Arab World unions to respond to seafarers under threat from unscrupulous shipowners 2019-07-01 [ITF]

ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman 2019-06-15 [ITF]

Fixer, black market money charger, kidnapper: navigating Syria’s dystopian job market 2019-06-06 [Equal Times]

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