Category Archives: Amnesty International

My Story as an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) by Niena Sevilla

This is not just my story. Every Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) has his/her own story to tell. Mine is unlike any other OFW, yet we all have the same dreams and aspirations and our struggles are nearly similar. Our primary … Read More

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Qatar: Corporate Exploitation of Migrant Construction Workers

A new report by Amnesty International finds Qatar’s construction sector rife with abuse, with workers employed on multi-million dollar projects suffering serious exploitation. As construction is set to begin on the FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums, the report, The Dark … Read More

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Turkey: Disgraceful Use of Excessive Police Force in Istanbul

Urgent steps must be taken by the Turkish authorities to prevent further deaths and injuries and allow protesters access to their fundamental rights, as well as ensuring the security of all members of the public, Amnesty International said following reports of more than 1,000 injuries and at least two deaths of protesters in Istanbul… Read More

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