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Amnesty office in India raided – Indian Govt seeking to “instill fear”

Amnesty International on Friday accused the Indian government of seeking to “instill fear” among rights groups after police raided one of its offices over alleged violations of foreign funding rules. Enforcement Directorate investigators searched the Amnesty office in the southern city of Bangalore for several hours on Thursday. Similar action …

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UAE offers amnesty for foreign workers stuck in Catch-22

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has begun a three-month visa amnesty program, hoping to resolve a Catch-22 for foreign workers who are fined daily for overstaying their permits but prevented from leaving until they pay the penalties. The government isn’t releasing specific numbers, but says …

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57,132 illegals ‘leave’ Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: The amnesty period given for the residence law violators to leave the country without paying fees or correct their status ended Sunday, April 22, reports Al-Anba daily. However, a security source said 57,132 illegal residents have left the country and 20,964 of them corrected their status …

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34,452 illegals ‘exit during amnesty, 20,725 obtain legal residence

KUWAIT CITY, April 23:  The amnesty given for the residence law-violators to leave the country without paying fees or correct their status ended Sunday, April 22. A security source said 34,452 violators of the law left the country and 20,725 obtained legal residence in the country. The source added 35.6% …

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‘110,000 law violators refuse to benefit from amnesty’

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Ministry of Interior has called on the residence law violators to take advantage of the remaining period of the humanitarian initiative of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah, which ends on 22 of this month, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to …

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Take advantage of Amnesty – Leave without paying fees

KUWAIT CITY, April 17:  The General Department of Residence Affairs has called on the violators of the residence law to take advantage of the remaining period of the humanitarian initiative launched by the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Ret Lieutenant General Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah, which ends on April 22, …

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51,000 illegals legalized their stay since the start of amnesty

2.8 mln expatriates working in Kuwait, Indians top KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Fifty-one thousand, or 33 per cent of the expatriates who were living illegally in the country are said to have legalized their documents from day one of the amnesty (Jan 22, 2018) until (April 9, 2018) quoting knowledgeable …

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Borders Affairs Department halts lifting of travel ban on amnesty beneficiaries

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Borders Affairs Department (BAD) suspended the lifting of travel ban imposed on beneficiaries of the amnesty declared by Ministry of Interior which enabled violators of residency law to either leave Kuwait without paying the relevant fines or amend their legal status and stay in Kuwait. So …

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500 Pakistani violators of Residency Law benefit from amnesty

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: About 500 Pakistanis have benefited from the amnesty that the Interior Ministry granted to expatriates, who violated the Residency Law, to either rectify their status or leave the country, said Ambassador of Pakistan to Kuwait Ghulam Dastgir, reports Al-Rai daily. Speaking at the annual celebration organized …

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Around 45,000 illegals benefit from amnesty … rectify or quit

110,000 remaining violators … deadline ends April 22 KUWAIT CITY, March 12: In the midst of expected increase in the number of expatriates who will avail the amnesty in the coming days, sources in the Ministry of Interior revealed that about 45,000 individuals who violated the Residency Law have benefited …

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