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25 July 2022 07:30

Malaysia: Whipped migrant worker acquitted, unions mull reparation

 

An Indonesian migrant worker in Malaysia who was caned after being wrongly convicted for being an illegal alien was acquitted by the Tawau High Court in Sabah on 22 July.

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19 July 2022 06:15

Various trade unions, human rights groups and civil society organisations closed ranks to condemn the whipping of migrant worker Sabri bin Umar at the Tawau Prison in Malaysia. The groups said that the whipping has been carried out despite a pending appeal. Weiterlesen...


18 July 2022 03:56

The 15th Meeting of the BWI Regional Women Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (RWC-LAC) on June 30 presented the scope and achievements of the global union in the region on gender policy, trainings, organisation, advocacy and participation of women workers in trade unions from 2018 to 2022. Weiterlesen...


15 July 2022 01:09

Doha – a federation of more than 20 Filipino community organisations in Qatar has proven once again that the spirit of ‘bayanihan’ is alive in many Filipino residents in the country, as fourteen (14) member-organisations supported and participated in the federation’s outreach program this year benefiting distressed overseas Filipino workers sheltered at Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)’s facility.Weiterlesen...


15 July 2022 00:11

The young leaders of the BWI Regional Youth Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (RYC-LAC) met online to mark their 4th Statutory Meeting last 29 June.Weiterlesen...


14 July 2022 15:38

On 6 July 2022, Mexico, represented by Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Martha Delgado Peralta, deposited the instrument of ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment in workplaces, together with Recommendation 206, at the ILO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
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11 July 2022 15:14

A recent public hearing organised by the Sports Committee of Germany’s federal parliament once again highlighted the challenging human rights situation in Qatar, host of this year’s World Cup.
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04 July 2022 04:37

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its Global Rights Index for 2022 and listed the 10 worst countries for working people.Weiterlesen...


29 June 2022 15:10

Around 180 members of the BWI-affiliated Turkish Wood and Paper Industry Workers’ Union (AGAC-IS) were illegally dismissed by ASD Laminat as part of the company’s retaliatory move after the union won a recent court decision affirming its right to organise and collectively bargain. Weiterlesen...