Chinese migrants and covid-19: Mobility and exclusion in the time of pandemic [Kitajski migranti in covid-19: Mobilnost in izključevanje med pandemijo]

The article analyzes the practices of exclusion and discrimination against Chinese migrants in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights the mechanisms of exclusion towards Chinese migrants in the countries of settlement, the country of origin and their transnational communities as well as the resistance to discrimination. The author connects these practices to specific sets of mobility imaginaries and specu-lates about the effects of such exclusions in rearranging the relationship between the conceptual pair “migrant–citizen”. © 2020, ZRC SAZU, Zalozba ZRC. All rights reserved.

Left behind populations, COVID-19 and risks of health inequities: A guide of the local social-health network (Vaud, Switzerland) [Populations précarisées, COVID-19 et risques d'iniquités en santé: Guide du réseau socio-sanitaire vaudois]

Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Confederation has referred to «vulnerable populations» over the age of 65 and/or with co-morbidities as potentially at risk. This group should not overshadow other highly vulnerable populations such as forced migrants, people deprived of their liberty, and the homeless. In the context of the current pandemic, there is a risk of increasing inequities in care among these populations.

Covid-19 in Refugee Shelters: The German Public Health Service Needs Strengthening Now [Covid-19 in Flüchtlingsunterkünften: ÖGD jetzt weiter stärken]

The Covid-19 pandemic poses a major challenge for the management of collective accommodation centres for refugees. The often-overcrowded facilities hinder satisfactory implementation of social distancing and hygiene practices. Adequate information policies as well as a rapid, efficient management of suspected and confirmed Covid-19 cases are essential. However, scientific evidence on this is largely lacking. Besides partially implemented approaches, such as isolation areas or cluster quarantine, plans to evacuate overcrowded facilities should also be considered.

Covid-19 salgininda savunmasiz gruplardan biri: Göçmenler

A new type of coronavirus caused a serious public health crisis in early 2020 and virus started to spread rapidly and required serious preventions. Understanding and implementing these preventions may be insufficient in some vulnerable groups. The migrants is one of these groups. Migrants may not be able to adequately understand the suggestions expected to reach the public due to language differences. Some negative living conditions brought by the migration process may make it difficult for them to implement these preventions adequately.

Reflections on collective insecurity and virtual resistance in the times of COVID-19 in Malaysia

Environments of human insecurity are a widespread problem in our globalised world, particularly for migrant workers, one of the most vulnerable groups in society today. These experiences of insecurity have been heightened in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, we examine the collective experience of insecurity among migrant workers in Malaysia.

Care and solidarity in the time of covid-19 the pandemic experiences of filipinos in the UK

This article provides a preliminary account of how the lives of UK-based Filipinos have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic using care and solidarity as lenses to make sense of their experiences. By undertaking an intersectional analysis, it demonstrates how Filipinos’ experiences have been significantly shaped by the fact of their being migrants, which folds racism into their experiences. Alongside race/ethnicity and citizenship/ migration status, their relationship with or location in the labor market has also shaped the impact of the pandemic on their lives.

Limitations of social protections of migrant families in Japan exposed by COVID-19: The case of Nepalese women

The right to protection from violence should be conferred upon all people regardless of their nationality. However, migrant women in Japan face exceptional risks, including that of domestic violence. This paper focuses on the vulnerability of Nepalese women, most often in Japan as dependents of their husbands, who are engaged as cooks in the ubiquitous Indo-Nepali restaurants. Shut out of the male-dominated support networks within the Nepalese community, they are forced to rely on Japanese state support in a time of crisis.