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  • Italian symbol of the presence in the city

    Poland’s “Little Italy” is a sign of the times

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    Wroclaw is a city with a complicated historical background:  in the course of its one thousand year history, the capital of the Lower Silesian District –Voivodeship- has been under Bohemian, Austrian, Prussian and German control, before re-becoming Polish in the aftermath of World War II. With its past, this city […]

  • Migrant Workers’ Rights and Social Media

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    Even in midst of political and social upheaval, the Middle East and Gulf states still continue to attract thousands of migrant workers from South Asia, including workers from Nepal. Every year thousands of young people seeking better opportunities arrive in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, and Kuwait. Some are even naive and […]