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Syrian refugees in Lebanon reach 375,000 - UNHCR

Posted by jacobo 1726 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT, March 24 (KUNA) -- The United Nation Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that the number of Syrian refugees to Lebanon has reached 375,000.

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Lebanon harboring over 375,000 Syrian refugees: report

Posted by jacobo 1727 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT, March 24 (Xinhua) -- There are currently over 375,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a weekly rise of about 18,000, the UN Higher Refugees Council said in a report Sunday.

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“Fi Shi Ghalat” in Lebanon’s Sponsorship System

Posted by jacobo 1742 days ago Lebanon
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More than 200,000 migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Lebanon face potential exploitative and abusive working and living conditions.

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Foreign laborers go straight to arrival hall at airport

Posted by jacobo 1747 days ago Lebanon
http://www.dailystar.com.lb —

BEIRUT: The General Directorate of General Security announced last week that foreign laborers in possession of residency cards can go directly to the arrival hall and will no longer have to stop by the General Security office upon landing at Rafik Hariri International Airport.

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New round of regulating domestic worker agencies begins

Posted by jacobo 1753 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT: A draft decree to regulate private recruitment agencies and bring them in line with international standards was discussed by key stakeholders at the Labor Ministry Monday, with representatives from recruitment agencies complaining that they were not consulted.

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Lebanon: Racial inequality of migrant domestic workers

Posted by jacobo 1802 days ago Lebanon
http://www.muslimnews.co.uk —

The situation of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon, structured by a lack of protective labor laws and a culture of racial inequality, marks a huge failure in the country’s human rights record.

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ILO issues service directory for migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 1843 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT: The International Labor Organization issued a report Tuesday mapping out services available to migrant domestic workers in Lebanon with the aim of improving the accessibility and effectiveness of NGO efforts.

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ILO issues service directory for migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 1843 days ago Lebanon
http://www.dailystar.com.lb —

BEIRUT: The International Labor Organization issued a report Tuesday mapping out services available to migrant domestic workers in Lebanon with the aim of improving the accessibility and effectiveness of NGO efforts.

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