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Migrant workers

14 May, 2009

Human Rights Watch: Bahrain: Labor Reforms a Major Advance

13/5/2009 (Beirut) - Bahrain's revision of its restrictive kafala (sponsorship) system will dramatically improve the status of most migrant workers and reduce their risk of...

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20 Jan, 2009

BCHR Report to CEDAW Committee-The Situation of Women Migrant Domestic Workers in Bahrain

The Situation of Women Migrant Domestic Workers in Bahrain Report submitted to the 42nd session of the CEDAW Committee October 2008 Table of contents I. Introduction...

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15 Jan, 2009

Human Rights Watch World Report 2009 - Bahrain Section

Human Rights watch -Bahrain Events of 2008 Human rights conditions in Bahrain deteriorated in 2008. Despite the important reforms that the king, Shaikh Hamad bin `Isa al-...

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31 Oct, 2008

US News wire: Congress to Discuss Religious Freedom in Bahrain Wednesday

Congress to Discuss Religious Freedom in Bahrain Wednesday WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter by Reps. Frank R. Wolf, James P. McGovern and Trent...

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31 Oct, 2008

Gulf Daily News:Red tape hurdle

By BEGENA P PRADEEP Published: 20th October 2008 BAHRAIN's bureaucratic legal system is discouraging expatriates from filing cases against their sponsors, claims a human...

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31 Oct, 2008

Khaleej Times: Bahrain Rights Groups Call to Protect Expat Women Workers

Bahrain Rights Groups Call to Protect Expat Women Workers Suad Hamada 21 October 2008 Print E-mail MANAMA — Three human rights groups on Sunday called for urgent steps...

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29 Oct, 2008

Khaleej Times:Bahrain Rights Groups Call to Protect Expat Women Workers

Bahrain Rights Groups Call to Protect Expat Women Workers Suad Hamada 21 October 2008 MANAMA — Three human rights groups on Sunday called for urgent steps to protect expat...

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26 Aug, 2008

NEWS TRACK India : Indians forced unwaged demand action from embassy in Bahrain

http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/12745 Sandeep Singh Grewal Manama, Bahrain Thu, 21 Aug 2008: More than thousand Indian workers who lost their jobs after...

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26 Aug, 2008

Khaleej Times: Expatriate workers can join Bahrain trade union

From Suad Hamada 22 August 2008 Print E-mail MANAMA - Expatriate workers are expected to form majority of members of the soon-to-be-formed National Trade Union for...

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26 Aug, 2008

GDN:150 workers homeless after Bahrain blaze

By MANDEEP SINGH Published: 21st August 2008 MANAMA: Around 150 workers were left homeless as a blaze gutted their three-storey quarters in Manama yesterday. Dozens of...

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