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Migrant workers Italy Migrants in Italy live and work in increasingly precarious conditions 

A joint report by the Italian Labor Ministry and the National Association of Italian Municipalities found that at least 10,000 migrant farm workers in Italy are living in extremely precarious housing. The study has revealed just one aspect of the broader conditions of exploitation and uncertainty faced by migrant workers in the country

Israeli court: Palestinians to remain in their homes until land arrangement and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli Supreme Court’s order on the expulsion of 4 Sheikh Jarrah families, the new cabinet approved by Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament, and more

Thousands of UK higher education workers protest over pay, pensions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike for pay and pensions across UK universities; police killings and impunity in Uttar Pradesh, India; and more

Brazilians demand an end to racist, xenophobic violence

24-year-old Moïse Kabamgabe, a Congolese migrant, was found dead on January 24 after being beaten to death in Rio de Janeiro.

At least 13 killed in US special operations forces raid in Syria and other stories

Today we look at the US special operations raid in Syria’s Idlib province, the death of 12 migrants near the Turkey-Greece border, and more

Report finds Canadian TRC’s major calls to action still unaddressed and other stories

Today we look at a report on the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, France’s withdrawal from the Timbuktu military base in Mali, and more

NYC’s food delivery workers are organizing for their lives

The workers’ struggle for their dignity and safety has achieved some victories, but the work is far from over

US Supreme Court ends pandemic-related federal ban on evictions and other stories

Today we look at the lifting of a federal ban on evictions in the US, the Struggle for Life protest by Indigenous communities in Brazil, and more

Families of blast victims protest as crisis worsens in Lebanon and other stories

Today we look at protests by families of the victims of the 2020 Beirut Port blast, the condition of migrant workers in Thailand during the pandemic, and more

Alone Again: Migrant workers in India fight for survival

The migrant crisis is almost invisible due to unpreparedness on all fronts—vaccines, hospitals, medicines. It does not mean there is no crisis this year

Qatar announces non-discriminatory minimum wage, changes to kafala system

The announcement includes a non-discriminatory minimum wage and end to the requirement of no objection certificate from the employer to change jobs

Workers returning from crisis-hit Gulf economies need state support back home

The Gulf countries are already forcing a large number of migrant workers to go back to their home countries