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18 Jan, 2017

50 Pakistanis detained in Bahrain for salary payment issue

At least 50 Pakistanis have been detained at the Bahrain’s deport centre for more than a year for raising the issue of salaries in Bahrain’s court. According to details, the...

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17 Jan, 2017

India takes up with Bahrain issue of non-payment of salary to Indian workers

NEW DELHI: India has taken up with Bahrain at a high level the issue of non-payment of salary to Indian workers, one of whom died during a protest against the employer, the...

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6 Sep, 2016

Bahrain: Domestic Workers Freedom of Religion and Worship Rights

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and Bahrain Interfaith condemn the government of Bahrain’s disregard for the growing abuse against female domestic workers in the...

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7 Jul, 2016

US Department of State: Trafficking in Persons Report 2016 - Bahrain section

Bahrain is a destination country for men and women subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Men and women from South, Central, Southeast, and East Asia; East and West Africa...

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31 Jul, 2013

3 Asian workers die from exposure to methane in Bahrain

Gulf News- Manama: Three Asian workers died on Tuesday morning in Bahrain, apparently after succumbing to methane gas poisoning, the interior ministry said. One of the...

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20 Jan, 2013

Bahrain: 13 Migrant Workers Killed and 8 Injured in an Apartment Building Fire Due to the Lack of Proper Housing Conditions

Bahrain: 13 Migrant Workers Killed and 8 Injured in an Apartment Building Fire Due to the Lack of Proper Housing Conditions and Safety Measures The Bahrain Center for...

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4 Oct, 2012

HRW: Bahrain: Abuse of Migrant Workers Despite Reforms

Urgent Need to Enforce Labor Laws, Provide Redress OCTOBER 1, 2012 (Beirut) – Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation...

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18 Jan, 2012

HRW: Bahrain: Resolve Travel Ban Conundrum

Scores of Foreign Workers Prevented from Leaving, Working to Repay Debts JANUARY 16, 2012 (New York) – Bahraini authorities should immediately resolve the predicament of...

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30 Jun, 2011

Bahrain Further Restricts Migrant Rights while Publicly Expressing Concern for Migrants

June 29th, 2011 Published on www.migrant-rights.org During the days of protests in Bahrain, pro-regime media outlets covered extensively the xenophobic attacks attributed...

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19 Jun, 2011

Fahad Desmukh: Spare us Bahrain's sudden 'concern' for its Asian expat workers

Published on guardian.co.uk by Fahad Desmukh 18 June 2011 Since the Bahraini regime launched its crackdown on protesters in March, the government and its apologists have...

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