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11 Feb, 2008

Khaleej Times : Bahrain seeks workers from new markets

By Suad Hamada (Our correspondent) 10 February 2008 MANAMA — Bahrain is negotiating with some Asian and African governments to open new markets for foreign manpower...

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10 Feb, 2008

AFP: 1,300 migrant workers strike in Bahrain

1,300 migrant workers strike in Bahrain over pay Sun Feb 10, 8:03 AM ET Around 1,300 migrant workers helping to build a luxury coastal development in Bahrain have gone on...

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7 Feb, 2008

GDN; India is demanding BD100 minimum pay

ersion="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> BNEW 3 India is demanding BD100 minimum pay Published: 7th February 2008 MANAMA: India is demanding a minimum wage of BD100 a month for all...

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6 Feb, 2008

GDN: Workers reject new wage deal

By Begena P PRADEEP Published: 6th February 2008 HUNDREDS of workers at one of Bahrain's biggest contracting companies, who went on strike on Monday, have rejected an...

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5 Feb, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: Amnesty applicant has no home to go to

Bonny Mascarenhas Staff Reporter After living for close to two decades as an illegal worker, amnesty applicant Mohammed Kunhi, who was on the threshold of returning home...

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5 Feb, 2008

GDN: 750 join wages protest

Published: 5th February 2008 NEARLY 750 Asian workers downed tools at Almoayyed Contracting yesterday demanding better pay. The majority were Indians, but they were also...

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30 Jan, 2008

GDN: Asian tsunami' comment rapped

By MANDEEP SINGH Published: 30th January 2008 HUMAN rights activists have condemned Labour Minister Dr Majeed Al Alawi's "Asian tsunami" alert over rising numbers of...

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30 Jan, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: Session on Kingdom’s human rights report to be shown live

Sandeep Singh Grewal Staff Reporter The Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to broadcast live the three-hour session when Bahrain National Report on Human Rights will be...

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30 Jan, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: Group criticises Alawi statement

It encourages discrimination, says Rajab Sandeep Singh Grewal Staff Reporter A local human rights group has blamed the Minister of Labour for using migrant workers as...

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29 Jan, 2008

BCHR: Labour Minister using migrant workers as scapegoat for government's economic failures

The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights strongly condemns recent comments made by the Labour Minister(http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/gulfimmigrationlabour), in which he warns that Gulf...

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