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Labour minister is quizzed over illegal workers issue

Posted by jacobo 1206 days ago Bahrain
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LABOUR Minister Jameel Humaidan yesterday came under attack from MPs who accused him of failing to come up with solutions to the problem of illegal foreign workers.

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Illegal workers hindering probe

Posted by jacobo 1218 days ago Bahrain
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A PROBE into a worksite accident that killed a Bangladeshi has been thwarted after several of his colleagues holding "free visas" went into hiding.

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Intimidation 'targets foreign workers'

Posted by jacobo 1237 days ago Bahrain
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A CAMPAIGN of intimidation is being waged against expatriate workers living in Bahraini villages, according to a group set up to represent foreign residents.

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Crackdown on runaway workers

Posted by jacobo 1247 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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Crackdown on runaway workers

Posted by jacobo 1247 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 1281 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 1286 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 1293 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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