Showing posts with label labour exploitation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label labour exploitation. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

152mn children in forced labor, 40mn people in slavery : study

152mn children in forced labor
At least 40 million people across the globe live in modern slavery, while 152 million children from 5 to 17 years old are currently involved in child labor, a new report reveals.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Amnesty: Qatar World Cup stadium workers suffer abuse

Workers in Qatar renovating a stadium for the 2022 World Cup have suffered rights abuses two years after the tournament's organisers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International said.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Turkey facing multiple ‘wars of propaganda,’ says senior official

As Turkey has found itself entangled in a series of disputes with more than one of its neighbors, a senior Turkish official has argued the country was encountering multiple “wars of propaganda,” with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the center.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

North Korea workers sent abroad for forced labor, says UN expert

The UN's expert on North Korea has said that thousands of its citizens are sent to work in foreign countries for wages that end up in government coffers. Their work is earning Pyongyang billions, says Marzuki Darusman...

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Report condemns child labour in Philippines gold mines

In September 2014, 17-year old Nel Pernecita entered a dry underground pit in the northeastern Philippine province of Camarines Norte, to mine ore containing gold.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Europe's response to migrant crisis is not working, warns UN rights expert

UN, 25 August 2015 – The European Union should establish a human rights-based, coherent and comprehensive migration policy which makes mobility its central asset, a United Nations expert today advocated, assuring is the only way in which the EU can reclaim its border, effectively combat smuggling and empower migrants.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Εκθεση - κόλαφος για τις συνθήκες εργασιακής εκμετάλλευσης μεταναστών. (Zero tolerance for severe forms of labour exploitation needed, FRA study says)

Οι εργαζόμενοι που μετακινούνται εντός της ΕΕ, ή μεταναστεύουν στην ΕΕ, διατρέχουν κίνδυνο να πέσουν θύματα σοβαρής εργασιακής εκμετάλλευσης σύμφωνα με έκθεση του Οργανισμού Θεμελιωδών Δικαιωμάτων της ΕΕ (FRA), στην οποία επισημαίνεται ότι ενώ η ΕΕ έχει θεσπίσει νομοθεσία που απαγορεύει συγκεκριμένες μορφές σοβαρής εργασιακής εκμετάλλευσης τα φαινόμενα αυτά είναι αρκετά συχνά.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.