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Nepali workers rescued over working conditions in Jordan

employers only gave them $150. Under pressure from human rights groups, the Nepali government ... to search for employment abroad, many Nepalis face unscrupulous government officials, middlemen, brokers ... in Jordan, Nepali authorities have rescued six women who they say were working under 'inhumane ...

11/03/2013 - 12:19 - comment 0

Report to reveal 400 Nepalese workers' death in Qatar World Cup preparations

A report by a Nepali human rights body is reportedly ... by a Nepali human rights body is reportedly set to reveal that more than 400 Nepalese migrant workers have ... in 2022. The Pravasi Nepali Co-ordination Committee, which compiles lists of the dead using official ...

16/02/2014 - 17:50 - comment 0

70 Nepalese workers died in 2022 World Cup preparations in Qatar

to a death toll announced by Nepal government representatives in Doha. 70 Nepalese ... in construction sites since the start of 2012, according to a death toll announced by Nepal government ... embassy in Qatar, a legal adviser working for Nepali nationals in the Gulf kingdom said that 20 percent ...

02/10/2013 - 08:59 - comment 1

Qatar to address migrant labor deaths linked to 2022 World Cup construction

employed by the Nepali government as a legal adviser for Nepali nationals told a news conference on Monday ... reports, and ask the bodies that publish them not to use Nepali workers as a means to achieve their inappropriate targets and agendas,” Mohammad Ramadan said. “We also stress that all Nepali workers are safe ...

Editor's Choice - 02/10/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Time to save face: Qatar promises action on World Cup labour violations

employed by the Nepali government as a legal adviser for Nepali nationals told a news conference on Monday ... reports, and ask the bodies that publish them not to use Nepali workers as a means to achieve their inappropriate targets and agendas,” Mohammad Ramadan said. “We also stress that all Nepali workers are safe ...

01/10/2013 - 09:40 - comment 0

Maoists Kill Six More Policemen in Nepal, Government Action Ordered

by killing at least 40 security personnel and civilians.  An emergency meeting of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) labelled the Maoists "terrorists" and gave the government permission to use all ... said.  The government has previously held back from fully deploying the army to fight the rebels, ...

18/05/2010 - 17:29 - comment 0

Report: More than 450 Indian migrant workers died in Qatar

'animals', and urged football's world governing body FIFA to press Qatar to improve conditions ... on building sites in Qatar and said human rights organisation Pravasi Nepali Co-ordination Committee would ...

18/02/2014 - 13:12 - comment 0

Qatar human rights body dismiss death of 450 Indian migrant workers as 'normal'

government, said that as Indians are estimated at around a large 500,000, the numbers of deaths among ... were being treated like 'animals', and urged football's world governing body FIFA ... Nepali Co-ordination Committee would give more details this week. On February 11, the Gulf state ...

20/02/2014 - 12:12 - comment 0

Report: At least 450 migrant workers killed in Qatar over the past two years

are also feared to have died, but there is no official data available. The Pravasi Nepali ... to reconsider their relationship with the football governing body. “FIFA and the government of Qatar ...

18/02/2014 - 10:43 - comment 0

Geneva-based delegation in Qatar to investigate labor conditions

to the Guardian report, which also noted that dozens of Nepali workers had died due to health and workplace incidents, the Qatari government announced they would implement reforms, but said that the report's ...

Editor's Choice - 10/10/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0