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COP28: Migrant Rights Essential to Climate Action; Governments Should Confront COP28 Host UAE on Abuses

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United Arab Emirates / Global COP28: Migrant Rights Essential to Climate Action; Governments Should Confront COP28 Host UAE on Abuses [Human Rights Watch] 03-12-2023

United Arab Emirates Migrant Worker Abuses Linked to Broader Climate Harms [Human Rights Watch] 21-11-2023

United Arab Emirates Ship explosion captain forced to give up home, but wins freedom thanks to ITF [ITF] 29-01-2023

United Arab Emirates Dubai delivery workers go on second rare strike this month [The Union-Tribune] 10-05-2022

United Arab Emirates Exposing the Invisible: Migrant Workers' Rights and the Legacy of Expo2020 [BWI] 20-04-2022

United Arab Emirates BWI visits BESIX's accommodation for migrant workers, observes improvements [BWI] 10-02-2022

United Arab Emirates BWI visits BESIX's accommodation for migrant workers, observes improvements [BWI] 10-02-2022

United Arab Emirates Expo2020: BWI raises importance of migrant workers' inclusion in social dialogue [BWI] 22-12-2021

United Arab Emirates UAE labour law reforms fail to address abuses of workers' rights [ITUC] 22-11-2021

United Arab Emirates Expo2020: Migrant workers' rights in UAE [BWI] 03-11-2021


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United Arab Emirates Union boss invokes slavery, oppression and water slides in Instagram attack on Dubai 2024-01-19 [The Morning Herald]

United Arab Emirates Australia should not proceed with trade agreement negotiations with UAE until widespread workers’ rights abuses are addressed 2023-12-16 [ACTU]

Global COP28: Migrant Rights Essential to Climate Action; Governments Should Confront COP28 Host UAE on Abuses 2023-12-03 [Human Rights Watch]

Migrant Worker Abuses Linked to Broader Climate Harms 2023-11-21 [Human Rights Watch]

‘We lie on the floor till someone buys us’: shocking allegations of UAE agencies’ abuse of domestic workers 2023-10-12 [The Guardian]

United Arab Emirates Gulf States: Migrant Workers at Serious Risk from Dangerous Heat 2023-05-31 [Human Rights Watch]

Ship explosion captain forced to give up home, but wins freedom thanks to ITF 2023-01-29 [ITF]

United Arab Emirates 100 Punjabi workers stranded in Abu Dhabi, seek Centre’s help 2022-10-26 [IANS]

UAE touts new domestic workers law 2022-10-11 [Al-Monitor]

VIDEO United Arab Emirates Life at 50C Gulf Killer Heat 2022-06-23 [BBC]

Dubai delivery workers go on second rare strike this month 2022-05-10 [The Union-Tribune]

Exposing the Invisible: Migrant Workers' Rights and the Legacy of Expo2020 2022-04-20 [BWI]

Exposing the Invisible: Migrant Workers' Rights and the Legacy of Expo2020 2022-04-20 [BWI]

United Arab Emirates Nepali journalist arrested in UAE 2022-03-10 [IFJ]

UAE: Ramadan timings announced for public sector employees 2022-03-04 [Gulf News]

BWI visits BESIX's accommodation for migrant workers, observes improvements 2022-02-10 [BWI]

BWI visits BESIX's accommodation for migrant workers, observes improvements 2022-02-10 [BWI]

Expo2020: BWI raises importance of migrant workers' inclusion in social dialogue 2021-12-22 [BWI]

UAE labour law reforms fail to address abuses of workers' rights 2021-11-22 [ITUC]

Africa 'Wage theft' in UAE robs African deportees of future 2021-11-12 [Thomson Reuters]

Expo2020: Migrant workers' rights in UAE 2021-11-03 [BWI]

Expo2020: Migrant workers' rights in UAE 2021-10-27 [BWI]

Ensure the right to remedy to hundreds of African workers following racially motivated detentions and deportations 2021-10-26 [Amnesty International]

Africa ITUC-Africa condemns deportation of African migrants by UAE 2021-09-06 [Leadership]

United Arab Emirates SAFTU laments Guptas' evasion of justice 2020-09-11 [SAFTU]

Education International and the Global Campaign for Education condemn GEMS Metropole School's stance on education during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020-08-04 [Education International]

UAE's migrant workers fret over future in coronavirus economy 2020-07-27 [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

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

UAE to take action against nations refusing repatriation of migrant workers 2020-04-13 [PTI]

India Indian consulate in Dubai comes to rescue of stranded worker 2020-01-14 [Khaleej Times]

Mandatory midday break for workers in UAE ends 2019-09-16 [Khaleej times]

United Arab Emirates Dubai business, Nehawu eye mines once owned by Guptas – source 2019-09-12 [Fin24]

Women's union launches Irtiwaa summer campaign for UAE workers 2019-08-23 [Contruction Week]

ITF and UAE step up cooperation 2019-07-08 [ITF]

United Arab Emirates Pakistan and UAE take new initiatives to protect Pakistani workers coming to the country 2019-06-18 [Gulfnews]

United Arab Emirates Maritime union RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World 2019-02-20 [RMT]

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

Migrant workers win labor case against UAE catering company 2019-01-22 [menafn]

United Arab Emirates University of Birmingham UCU members vote to refuse Dubai campus work 2018-11-23 [UCU]

United Arab Emirates Teachers quit in droves for Gulf posts 2018-10-01 [Sunday Times]

United Arab Emirates Nepali workers' GCC forums discuss key issues in Dubai http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-08-25/nepali-workers-gcc-forums-discuss-key-issues-in-dubai 2018-08-26 [The kathmandu post]

United Arab Emirates Discussion on amendment in labour agreement 2018-07-25 [myrepublica.com]

United Arab Emirates New York Report describes forced labour in NYU Abu Dhabi construction 2018-05-15 [BWI]

United Arab Emirates Govt mulls signing labour pacts with Kuwait, UAE 2018-03-15 [thehimalayantimes.com]

Sharjah firefighters put out blaze in labour accommodation 2018-03-12 [khaleejtimes]

United Arab Emirates Big gap exists between STOE and employment contracts used for female labor migration 2017-12-22 [myrepublica.com]

Switzerland Journalists from Switzerland arrested and held for two days in UAE 2017-11-14 [The Local]

Korea (North) Visas for North Korean workers stopped as diplomatic missions shut down 2017-10-13 [Daily Sabah ]

Philippines New UAE law protecting household workers lauded by PH 2017-10-13 [Rappler]

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