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BWI to World Cup football teams: Support enforcement of labour reforms in Qatar [BWI] 2021-04-14

Sign the petition: Tell FIFA to blow the whistle on labour abuse in Qatar [Amnesty International] 2021-03-29

Germany players wear T-shirts in protest against Qatar's human rights record [BBC] 2021-03-26

FIFA must act on labour abuses as World Cup qualifiers kick off [Amnesty International] 2021-03-23

New minimum wage enters into force [ILO] 2021-03-22

Report: More than 6,500 migrant workers have died during Qatar's World Cup prep [Yahoo Sports] 2021-02-24

The future of labour reforms [BWI] 2021-02-01

BMKQ leads fight for women empowerment [BWI] 2021-01-18

Wage Abuse Action Shortchanges Workers [Human Rights Watch] 2020-12-22

Qatar must not drop the ball on workers’ rights [Amnesty International] 2020-11-30

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As FIFA World Cup draws closer, migrant labour concerns persist 2021-05-04 [Global Voices]

BWI to World Cup football teams: Support enforcement of labour reforms in Qatar 2021-04-14 [BWI]

Sign the petition: Tell FIFA to blow the whistle on labour abuse in Qatar 2021-03-29 [Amnesty International]

Half of blacklisted Aswan fleet in hot water as Australia detains two ships 2021-03-27 [ITF]

Australia Detains Two Qatari-Owned Vessels for Labor Violations 2021-03-26 [The Maritime Eexecutive]

Germany players wear T-shirts in protest against Qatar's human rights record 2021-03-26 [BBC]

FIFA must act on labour abuses as World Cup qualifiers kick off 2021-03-23 [Amnesty International]

New minimum wage enters into force 2021-03-22 [ILO]

GSG-Qatar Handover Financial Support 2021-03-06 [GEFONT]

The growing calls for a boycott of the Qatar World Cup 2021-03-03 [Independent]

Report: More than 6,500 migrant workers have died during Qatar's World Cup prep 2021-02-24 [Yahoo Sports]

Revealed: 6,500 migrant workers have died in Qatar as it gears up for World Cup 2021-02-23 [The Guadian]

The future of labour reforms 2021-02-01 [BWI]

 VIDEO  Journey from opposition to shared commitment 2021-01-30 [BWI]

BMKQ leads fight for women empowerment 2021-01-18 [BWI]

Wage Abuse Action Shortchanges Workers 2020-12-22 [Human Rights Watch]

Qatar must not drop the ball on workers’ rights 2020-11-30 [Amnesty International]

Unions threaten boycott of Qatar Airways after 'barbaric' incident in Doha 2020-10-29 [9News]

Domestic workers share harrowing accounts of abuse and exploitation 2020-10-27 [Amnesty International]

Significant Labor and Kafala Reforms 2020-09-24 [Human Rights Watch]

BWI welcomes important progress for workers' rights 2020-09-01 [BWI]

New Labour Reform, Key to Dismantle the Kafala System 2020-09-01 [UNI]

BWI welcomes important progress for workers' rights 2020-09-01 [BWI]

A new dawn for migrant workers 2020-08-30 [ITUC]

Dismantling the kafala system and introducing a minimum wage mark new era for Qatar labour market 2020-08-30 [ILO]

 VIDEO  Little Progress on Protecting Migrant Workers 2020-08-24 [Human Rights Watch]

Migrant workers in Qatar face ‘structural racism’ says UN report 2020-07-27 [The Guardian]

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

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

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

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]

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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