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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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18 Mar, 2009

Freedom House: Women's Rights in Bahrain 2009

Nondiscrimination and Access to Justice: 2.2 Autonomy, Security, and Freedom of the Person: 2.6 Economic Rights and Equal Opportunity: 3.1 Political Rights and Civic Voice:...

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15 Feb, 2009

Bahrain: ARTICLE 19 Calls for the End of the Harassment of Ghada Jamsheer

ARTICLE 19 has written to Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of Bahrain, asking him to ensure that women’s rights activist, Ghada Jamsheer, is protected from harassment and...

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4 Feb, 2009

Joint letter to the king of Bahrain - Harassment of women’s human rights defender, Ghada Jamsheer

King Shaikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa Office of the King The Amiri Court, Rifa’a Palace, PO Box 555 Manama, Bahrain Subject: Harassment of women’s human rights...

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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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18 Jan, 2009

Front Line: Harassment of woman human rights defender, Ghada Jamsheer

2009/01/17 - Front Line is deeply concerned following information received regarding an alleged harassment campaign against Ghada Jamsheer, a woman human rights defender....

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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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3 Dec, 2008

Bahrain: Urgent measures required to combat discrimination against women

Coalition Equality Without Reservation Bahrain Women Union Bahrain Center for Human Rights Bahrain Human Rights Society International Federation for Human Rights...

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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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