- 5 new cases, 891 cases, 246 recoveries, 26 deaths
- SEVEN FLIGHTS LAND IN BEIRUT DESPITE LOCKDOWN. Seven flights carrying Lebanese expats landed at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport Friday evening, despite government's recently-imposed lockdown. These flights arrived from Paris, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid, Accra, Kinshasa, and London. Lebanese coming from the United States, Canada, and South America were also on board the Frankfurt, Paris and London flights. These constituted part of the government's third phase of expat repatriation.
How did the Minister of Labor deal with the Ramco worker case?
- @lamiayammine: In relation to the Bangladeshi workers' case at RAMCO, the #MinistryofLabor summoned representatives from the company to discuss the prevalent issues and problems. The inspection unit conducted a review of workers' residence and their testimonies were heard. This case is under follow-up to guarantee all workers their full rights. #Workers'RightsFirst
- MINISTER OF LABOR COMPLICIT WITH RAMCO: WHICH WORKERS' RIGHTS COME FIRST? After it had paid its dues to RAMCO, the Minister of Labor's lackluster statement seemed to emphasize the ministry's complicity, wherein it too lenient measures that did not show a serious intention to hold RAMCO accountable in the case of Bangladeshi workers. The Minister spoke of "discussions," "follow-up," and "review of workers' residences, whereas the company has been accused of having its own prison, committing acts of torture, and attempting to kill.