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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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]

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

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

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]

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]

Government 'has modified' controversial labour laws after World Cup outcry 2018-12-06 [Euronews]

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