ITF: CREW STARVED AND UNDERPAID

12 FEB 2019 A crewmember on board a ship at a BHP terminal in Queensland, Australia, has claimed that the crew is being starved and underpaid, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). A seafarer from the 80,000-ton bulk carrier, the Liberia-flagged Villa Deste, contacted the ITF pleading for help, …

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CHINESE DETENTION OF MUSLIMS

11 FEB 2019 Human rights groups have claimed to the United Nations Committee that up to 1 million Uighur Muslims and other Muslim groups could be detained in the western Xinjiang region where they’re said to be undergoing “re-education” programs. However, China denies these allegations but at the same time …

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