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Tag Archives: human rights

US hits Kuwait state of women

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The US State Department in its report says that discrimination against Kuwaiti women is quite evident, in spite of the fact that they are given their political rights including the right to contest elections, cast their ballots but are still miles away when it comes to …

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Pakistan is ‘failing’ on human rights: independent watchdog

‘Freedom of expression under attack’ ISLAMABAD, April 16, (AP): An independent Pakistani watchdog criticized the country’s human rights record over the past year in a new report released Monday, saying the nation has failed to make progress on a myriad of issues, ranging from forced disappearances, to women’s rights and …

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Human Rights MPs to visit prison

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee met Thursday during which its members decided to visit the Central Prison on Monday. Committee Chairman MP Dr Adel Al-Damkhi revealed they discussed the poor conditions in prisons and violations against prisoners. Talking about the Bedoun who attempted to commit suicide …

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‘Workers rights violated’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: Kuwait Human Rights Society revealed about a company that has been violating the rights of its employees, and urged the concerned state authorities to help these employees, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to a press statement issued by the society, the company is one among the leading companies …

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Kuwait Society for Human Rights bids to resolve labor case

EXEMPTION OF RESIDENCY FINES URGED FOR STRANDED WORKERS KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: “The Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) has been following issues of the 7,386 affected workers in a wellknown company, and recent efforts exerted by KSHR has resulted in resolving some problems of the workers and paying their …

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Rights Society to provide legal ‘aid’ for labor cases – Authority conditions 3-year work permits

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: Khalid Al-Ajmi, Chairman of the board of Kuwait Society for Human Rights, said that the Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) has contracted with attorneys to attend legal proceedings in labor courts and directly represent the workers and defend their cases for free. Al-Ajmi pointed out …

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Rights society voices support for ‘stormers’ – Jailed ‘activists’ hunger strike on

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Kuwait Society for Human Rights issued its statement in support of the position taken by those serving prison term at the Central Jail for storming the Parliament building as they started their hunger strike Sunday. The society affirmed that its support is in line with the …

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Kuwait Society for Human Rights calls on migrant workers to call on hotline “22215150”

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Khalid Al-Ajmi, Chairman of the board of Kuwait Society for Human Rights, said that the Kuwait Society for Human Rights receives calls of migrant workers in Kuwait at the hotline “22215150” both in Arabic and English in order to respond to their complaints and inquiries about …

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Kuwait stresses ‘commitment’ to human rights, combat trafficking

NEW YORK, Sept 30, (KUNA): Kuwait has underlined commitment to promotion and protection of human rights, as well as pursuing fight against human trafficking, which would ultimately honor objectives of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Kuwait has adopted a series of legislations and measures designed to combating trafficking in …

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Worker not paid for 13 years – License rules violated

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: Domestic Labor Department referred a sponsor who refused to pay the salary of his worker for 13 years to the Public Prosecution for necessary legal action. Meanwhile, officers from the Residency Affairs Department arrested a Kuwaiti citizen for running a domestic workers bureau on a license …

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