Tag Archives: human rights

e-platform aims to educate migrant workers in Kuwait

KSHR launches platform for 1st time in Gulf KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Khalid Al Ajmi, Chairman of Kuwait Society for Human Rights, announced the launch of an electronic platform in five languages as a contribution to educating migrant workers in Kuwait on their legal rights through cartoons and pictures, as …

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Kuwait upholds human rights – Certain forces try to undermine reputation

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Kuwait upholds human rights despite the attempts made by certain forces to undermine the reputation of the country in many ways including the hostile media through all means such as social media, press and television, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting reliable sources. They indicated about those who …

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Kuwaiti Ambassador receives Indian human rights award ’16

NEW DELHI, Dec 10, (KUNA): Kuwait Ambassador to India Fahad Al-Awadhi has been conferred the prestigious Indian Universal Human Rights Promotion Award 2016. The ambassador received the award Saturday at the 17th World Human Rights Congress organized by the Indian Institute of Human Rights in New Delhi on the occasion …

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Human Rights Day marked with different themes yrly

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10: Human Rights Day is celebrated every Dec 10 with different themes and this year’s theme is: “Stand Up For Someone’s Rights Today.” In a press statement, Kuwaiti Society for Human Rights (KSHR), pointed out the necessity to protect the rights of all humans, not just those …

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Intellectuals, human rights – ‘Cultural diversity vital’

The Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center (Opera House) organized a lecture on Nov 30 evening under the title ‘Culture of Luxury or Survival’. The speaker at the event was former Minister of Information Saad bin Tefla. The moderator of the event was another former Minister of Information Mohammad Al-Sanousi. Professor Ben …

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Kuwait hails progress in human rights protection – More efforts needed to implement concept fully

NEW YORK, Nov 5, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait on Friday commended the international efforts to improve the standards of living and protect human rights around the globe. These efforts gained momentum after the endorsement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Agreement, Nour Al-Dowailah, said …

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MEPs criticise Amnesty’s report on GCC – We need genuine dialogue: Alliot-Mari

BRUSSELS, Sept 6, (KUNA): Several Members of the European Parliament have stressed that the human rights situation in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council is improving and they criticised the Amnesty International for generalising the situation and ignoring the progress made in the human rights domain in the Gulf region. The …

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‘Indonesia will not send maids to Kuwait, Mideast’ – ‘Need to improve treatment of workers’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (Agencies): Indonesian Manpower Minister M. Hanif Dhakiri was quoted as saying the Indonesian government is not in favor of sending domestic workers to Kuwait. “As of today, the government has not entertained the idea of revoking the moratorium on sending labor in the domestic sector to …

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MoI committed to apply laws on respecting rights

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad on Monday met in his office Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children, and her accompanying delegation. Other security officials and International Organization for Migration (IOM) Chief of Mission …

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Number of MPs express shock over latest Expat Insider survey “Kuwait as the worst country for expatriates” – Report contradicts reality: Khalil Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: A number of MPs expressed shock and resentment over the latest Expat Insider survey carried out by the InterNations group which classified Kuwait as the worst country for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. They wondered how expatriates pay large sums of money for coming to work in …

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