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Crackdown on runaway workers

Posted by jacobo 634 days ago Bahrain
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MANAMA: The Interior Ministry and the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) yesterday agreed to step up efforts to crack down on runaway expatriate workers.

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Bahrain slams European report on rights in UAE

Posted by jacobo 668 days ago Bahrain
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The Foreign Affairs, Defence and National Security Committee of Bahrain’s Shura Council has underlined that the report of the European Parliament on human rights in the UAE was wrong, and did not reflect the reality of the UAE on levels of legislations or practices, whether concerning human rights or expatriate workers.

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Maids 'flout rules for Bahrain jobs'

Posted by jacobo 673 days ago Bahrain
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MORE than 6,000 Nepalese housemaids left Kathmandu illegally with the help of human traffickers so they could work in Bahrain, it has been claimed.

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Migrant workers unsafe in Bahrain‚ says rights body

Posted by jaypee 680 days ago Bahrain
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Human Rights Watch (HRW), a rights-based organisation, has said that Bahrain — a popular job destination for Nepalis in the Gulf region — is not safe for migrant workers. Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation and abuse, HRW said in its 123-page report ‘For a Better Life: Migrant Worker Abuse

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Human Rights violations of migrant workers in Bahrain

Posted by jacobo 694 days ago Bahrain
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Beirut – Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms intended to protect them, Human Rights Watch said in a new report.

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Majority of cases are sent to courts

Posted by jacobo 699 days ago Bahrain
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The Labour Ministry has forwarded the remaining 2,321 cases to Bahrain's labour courts from 2009 until 2011, which involved a total of 3,869 workers.

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Migrant Workers Abused in Bahrain

Posted by jacobo 699 days ago Bahrain
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Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms designed to protect them, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.

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Reforms failing Bahrain expat workers, says HRW

Posted by jacobo 700 days ago Bahrain
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Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain still face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms intended to protect them, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued on Monday.

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