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Migrant workers

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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24 Dec, 2010

Waiting For Reform & Recognition: Female Migrant Domestic Workers In Bahrain

24 December 2010 The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) calls on the local and international community to give special attention to the plight of female migrant...

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4 Aug, 2010

Widow 'beaten up by sponsor'

By ANIQA HAIDER , Posted on » Wednesday, August 04, 2010 ACTIVISTS have come to the aid of a battered Indian housemaid, who claims she was beaten by her employer's wife and...

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28 Jul, 2010

Bahrain Center for Human Rights Continues its Campaign and Grants Prizes to those Monitoring Violations through Photography

28 July 2010 In act of the social responsibility that the Bahrain Center for Human Rights bears towards fighting human rights violations, and as a means of encouraging the...

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15 Jun, 2010

U.S. Department of State: Trafficking in Persons Report 2010

BAHRAIN (Tier 2) Bahrain is a destination country for men and women subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labor and forced prostitution. Men and women...

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28 Mar, 2010


BANGLADESHI SENTENCED TO DEATH IN BAHRAIN A 26-year-old Bangladeshi man, Russell Mezan, was sentenced to death by the High Criminal Court of Bahrain on 23 March after being...

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18 Mar, 2010

The BCHR in the Human Rights Council Geneva

The BCHR in the Human Rights Council Geneva 11-03-2010 On the sidelines of the meetings of the Human Rights Council that are currently being held in Geneva, the Bahrain...

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