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Migrant workers

27 Sep, 2005

Gulf Daily News: Rights group offers recommendations

Gulf Daily News - 27 September 2005 THE Bahrain Centre for Human Rights has issued a number of recommendations addressing this issue. According to the report, Bahraini...

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26 Sep, 2005

Holding Back and Confiscating Passports of Migrant Workers and Forbidding Them from Traveling

As A Means of Blackmailing, Forced Labor and Slavery A Report by: The Bahrain Center for Human Rights 26th September 2005 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is...

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24 Jun, 2005

Washington Post: In Bahrain, Doubts About Reform

Washington Post - 24 June 2005 By Nora Boustany When King Hamad bin Isa Khalifa of Bahrain embarked on political reform in his small kingdom four years ago and offered amnesty...

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14 Aug, 2004

Bahrain Tribune :It’s an overcrowded summer at the Philippine embassy shelter

http://www.bahraintribune.com/ArticleDetail.asp Shelter overcrowded Distressed workers’ number up It’s an overcrowded summer at the Philippine embassy shelter. Officials...

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3 Jul, 2004

BCHR stresses “fast-track” justice for abused women

December18.net, 3 July 2004 The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) has registered a strong protest at the lack of information given to it in the case of abused housemaid...

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14 Jun, 2004

U.S. State Dept Trafficking in Persons Report (2004): Bahrain

Released by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons June 14, 2004 BAHRAIN (TIER 2) Map of Near EastBahrain is a destination country for women and men...

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29 Dec, 2003

BCHR concerned over maid’s treatment

Bahrain Tribune - 29 December 2003 The case of Indonesian housemaid Saripah Binti Robadi who was admitted to Intensive Care Unit at the BDF Hospital after suffering assault...

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25 Dec, 2003

Indonesia maid critical

Bahrain Tribune - 25 December 2003 Faripah, 20, attempted suicide following abuse A 20-year-old Indonesian housemaid is in critical condition at the BDF Hospital after a...

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23 Dec, 2003

Indonesia envoy arrives to discuss maid’s return

Bahrain Tribune - 23 December 2003 Fourteen-year-old Indonesian maid, Fitri, who was rescued from abusive employers by the Migrant Workers Group (MWG) a sub-committee of the...

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21 Dec, 2003

Monitoring of manpower agencies stressed

Bahrain Tribune - 21 December 2003 A Bahrain human rights delegation highlighted important issues facing “receiving countries” such as Bahrain to which women migrant workers...

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