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Gang caught for forcing men to work as ‘massage women’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Detectives from Ahmadi Security Command landed a huge blow on a human trafficking gang following the arrest of four men — two Bedoun and two Asians — in Fintas area. With this arrest, the detectives have succeeded in ending the inhumane practices that 26 Asians were …

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Many firms fined in govt’s bid to rectify labor market – 38 court verdicts issued against visa traffickers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that 38 judicial verdicts were issued against visa traders, and a total of 337 violating companies were referred to the Public Prosecution during the years 2015, 2016 and 2017. She indicated …

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Kuwait removed from ILO’s list of ‘violators’ – Int’l community needs to protect rights of workers, urges Kuwait

GENEVA, June 1, (KUNA): Kuwait called on the international community to apply the human rights laws to provide better living conditions for all people, including development and social equality. “It is an international responsibility to end the suffering of citizens in Palestine and other occupied Arab lands, who are deprived …

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Kuwait among states for forced Pyongyang labor

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 29, (AP): Tens of thousands of North Koreans are being sent to work abroad in conditions that amount to forced labor to circumvent UN sanctions and earn foreign currency for the country, amounting to between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion annually by one estimate, a UN investigator …

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