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· April, 2008

Stories about Labor from April, 2008

30 April 2008

Jordan: A Day at Work

Qatar: Online Community Comes to the Aid of Workers

Qatar Living members are rallying to help an offline community of 600 workers who have lost all their belongings after a devastating fire broke out in their labour camp, writes...

Mozambique: On unemployment and the government responsibility

21 April 2008

Lebanon: Valet Parking

Valet parking provides a luxury service and VIP treatment for customers. This is not so in Lebanon any more, where the practice has become so widespread that it is found...

Egypt: Dairy Workers Stage Sit-In

17 April 2008

Kuwait: Deportation for Traffic Offenders

Kazakhstan: People Get Poorer Amid Economy Boom and Corruption

As the Kazakhstani economy continues to grow – although much slower now – thanks to petrodollars inflow, the resource nationalism and state expansion tendencies get stronger. Private business has to...

16 April 2008

Tajikistan: Unjust Distribution of Wealth

It is almost impossible to have a profitable business in Tajikistan if you follow all rules and regulations set by the state. People bitterly joke that the easiest way to...

Japan: Footage of Tibet and East Turkestan

15 April 2008

Tunisia: Al Radeyef Protests – When Bloggers Give a Voice to the Voiceless

With little to no coverage of the plight of thousands of people at the rich Phosphorous mines of Gafsa, Redyef and Oum el Arayess on mainstream media, Tunisian bloggers and...

China: Working Class from Central Asia at Beijing