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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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10 Jan, 2008

Arab Times: Bahrain king issues law to fight human trafficking

MANAMA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has issued a law to combat human trafficking, the kingdom's state news agency said on Wednesday, days...

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8 Dec, 2007

Human Rights Day 2007 - Overview on Main Human Rights Concerns in Bahrain

Overview on Main Human Rights Concerns in Bahrain Bahrain Centre for Human Rights 10 December 2007 Content: • Political Background and Main Concerns • Sectarian...

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5 Dec, 2007

The Hidu: Bahrain to hike fees for labour permits

Dubai (PTI): In a move that could impact the huge expatriate community in Bahrain as well as the businesses, the government has decided to charge a levy of 200 Bahraini diners...

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5 Dec, 2007

The Indian Express: Bahrain to ease rules on hiring foreign workers

By IE Sunday December 2, 08:18 PM In a move that is expected to benefit Indian job seekers, Bahrain will allow companies to employ more foreign workers with the relaxation...

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1 Dec, 2007

The Times of India: views. reviews, cricket from across India

Indian workers sacked in Bahrain 30 Nov 2007, 1030 hrs IST,PTI SMS NEWS to 58888 for latest updates DUBAI: Fifty workers, including several Indians, who took...

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1 Dec, 2007

AHN News : Indian Ambassador Offers Free Tickets To Bahrain Deportees

Vittorio Hernandez - AHN News Writer Manama, Bahrain (AHN) - Indians working illegally in Bahrain who could not afford a ticket back home will be given free rides by Indian...

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26 Nov, 2007

Hindustan Times: New regulations to protect Indian workers in BahrainThe

Indian mission in Bahrain on Monday enforced new regulations to protect Indian workers, including a minimum wage of BD100 ($ 265) a month for housemaids. The regulations will...

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