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"White nights" VTV 2016
A report about Vietnamese immigrants in Russia, their attempts and desire to be a part of Russian society, to work and live legally. By Phuong Minh for VTV (Russia/Vietnam) Watch the…  
Stripped of Humanity: A Migrant’s Tale
Bal Krishna Gautam endured two years of humiliation and avoidable illness in Qatar, with no access to a bathroom and spoilt food for lunch.  By Vani Saraswathi for Migrant Rights.org…  
Right-wing speech hides refugee realities in the US
Away from political debates about refugees, some previously run-down cities are being rejuvenated by their arrival.  2 February 2016 Article and photo by James Reinl published in…  
A Far Cry from Van Gogh
Seasonal agricultural workers in France face more challenges than ever before. A story by Maggy Donaldson published in GuernicaMag Read the article  
Will Migrant Domestic Workers in the Gulf Ever Be Safe From Abuse?
Jahanara* had had enough. For a year, the Bangladeshi cook had been working 12 to 16 hours a day, eating only leftovers and sleeping on the kitchen floor of her employer’s Abu Dhabi home – all…  
Undocumented migrant workers: Hidden and helpless in ASEAN
Despite ASEAN's decade-long intention to protect migrant workers in the region, nothing has been done for the undocumented labor migrants, who continue to endure hardships in silence. Story…  
Migrant Life in Qatar, OFW debt trap: Less money, more problems
Workers whose jobs abroad are secured through murky loans and payment schemes leave hopes for a better life buried deep in debt. Story by Ana Santos and Sofia Tomacruz for Rappler. Winner of…  
Mr. Ince and the Hope of Being Needed
In the middle of the night, when the devices are dark, his antique alarm clock reminds him that his time has come. It sounds like hammering, monotonous like the melody of his days. Story…  
How migrants and refugees are being welcomed in one tiny Italian village
One small Italian town has adopted a very friendly posture toward migrants and refugees. Media production by Christopher Livesay for PBS - Italy Watch the documentary  
Obrero Film
Obrero ('worker') is an independent multi-platform documentary project. It tells the stories of Filipino rebuild workers temporarily migrating to Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand after the…  
Will Migrant Domestic Workers in the Gulf Ever Be Safe From Abuse?
For a year, the Bangladeshi cook had been working 12 to 16 hours a day, eating only leftovers and sleeping on the kitchen floor of her employer’s Abu Dhabi home – all for half the salary she had…  
The Essex Lorry Tragedy and the Narrative of Migration
The reporting on the Essex lorry tragedy where 39 Vietnamese migrants were found dead in the back of a lorry has shown how the narrative of poverty only reinforce prejudices against migrants. So…  
Japón envejece : ¿migrantes, robots y jubilados para combatir la crisis demográfica?
Japón, el país con más longevos del mundo se enfrenta a serios problemas demográficos, y el gobierno es consciente de que buscar soluciones sostenibles es una prioridad. By Carmen Grau Vila…  
Au Guatemala, Fidelia Castellanos porte la voix des travailleuses domestiques
A 55 ans, cette combattante acharnée est à l’origine de Sitradomsa. Seul syndicat qui se bat pour les droits et les libertés de ces milliers de femmes, petites mains de l'ombre, discriminées et…  
A Syrian woman's answer to refugee childcare in Turkey
When Syrian civil engineer Dania Abdulbaqi could not find a job in Turkey, she decided to create her own future and help her refugee community. By Stefania D'Ignoti for the Middle East Eye…  
Farmers Are Seeking More Temporary H-2A Workers, And Keeping Them Longer
Across the country, farmers have voiced concerns over what they say is a growing labor shortage.  By Esther Honig for Harvest Public Media (US, Mexico) Read the article  
How greedy brokers force thousands of Vietnamese workers to seek illegal work in Taiwan
Thousands of Vietnamese migrant workers are being lured to Taiwan by unscrupulous brokers peddling false promises of high wages and good living conditions. By Lam Le for This Week in Asia (Taiwan,…  
Every spring, he left Mexico to pick crops in Canada. One year he didn’t come home. We expose the terrible cost of migrant work
In 1984, Artemio Rodriguez became part of an early wave of Mexico's rural poor who migrate every year to plant and pick Canadian produce... By Sara Mojtehedzadeh for the Star…  
The Scramble to Pluck 24 Billion Cherries in Eight Weeks - The New York Times
By Brooke Jarvis. Published by The New York Times. Winner of the 2020 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration. Link to the article