Dishonest recruiters destroying lives by exploiting Nepali migrants

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Amnesty International

The Nepali government is failing to address rampant deception and extortion in the country’s labour recruitment business, putting migrant workers at risk of forced labour abroad and leaving them with crippling debts, according to a report published by human rights NGO Amnesty International.

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As Nepal-China joint military drill continues, Nepal President visits India

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Jose Kalathil

With the first-ever 10-day long Nepal-China joint military drill ongoing, which began on Sunday at the Nepal Army’s Para Training School in Kathmandu, Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is at the same time currently on a five-day visit to India, her first overseas tour, which India considers a diplomatic achievement.

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Fight against human trafficking frustrated by governments, families and violence

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Kieran Guilbert and Anuradha Nagaraj

Obstacles as formidable as government policies and as basic as family ties undermine the global fight against human trafficking, allowing millions of desperate people to be driven into slavery, leading campaigners warn.

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