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German police crack down on human trafficking, forced prostitution

FRANKFURT, April 18 (Reuters) – German police raided sites across the country on Wednesday in a crackdown on human trafficking and forced prostitution, federal police said on Twitter. It said the raid, which also involved Germany’s GSG9 special operations police unit, represented the biggest mass search in the history of …

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‘Kuwait taken series of steps to wipe out human trafficking’

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: Ensuring Kuwait has taken a series of steps to criminalize human trafficking and eradicate this practice, and understanding the significance of international cooperation to wipe out this crime are some of the points raised at a recent seminar on human trafficking organized inside Othman Abdul Malik …

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Indian singer Daler Mehndi convicted of trafficking jobseekers to America

NEW DELHI (AP) — A popular Indian pop singer was convicted of human trafficking and cheating Friday by a court that found he took money to pretend people were in his performance troupe so they could get jobs in North America. Daler Mehndi said he is innocent. The court in …

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India okays historic law to jail human traffickers for life

CHENNAI, India, March 1, (Agencies): India’s cabinet approved a tough new law which could jail human traffickers for life on Wednesday, giving a boost to efforts to crack down on the fast-growing crime. The Trafficking of Persons Bill, which will go to parliament for approval after it reconvenes in March, …

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Bid to combat human trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: “Kuwait has realized remarkable achievements in combating human trafficking and smuggling of immigrants, ensuring that human rights are observed. This has made the country an effective international member in the field of human rights,” reports Al-Qabas daily quoting Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice Abdullatif Al-Sare’a. He …

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Report saying Kuwait a nightmare for maids denied

Embassy not received any complaints: envoy KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: In response to the claims that Kuwait is a “nightmare” for African domestic workers particularly a media report issued in Gabon which declared that women from Africa, Asia and Latin America are sold and treated like slaves in Kuwait, Assistant …

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Court acquits 2 Kuwaitis of forging official documents

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: The Criminal Court has acquitted two Kuwaiti citizens who work as dataentry clerks in the Manpower Evaluation Department of the Public Authority for Manpower and were accused of forging official documents — the data of a commercial company. The Public Prosecution had accused them of tampering …

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Kuwait eager to clamp down on human trafficking: envoy

Ambassador Al-Sabeeh addresses seminar KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12, (KUNA): Kuwait maintains close rapport with international organizations involved in the fight against human trafficking, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Tuesday. Kuwait’s assistant foreign minister of development affairs Ambassador Nasser Al-Sabeeh was addressing a seminar over the country’s efforts to keep human …

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PAM uncovers 843 closed licenses with over 5,000 registered workers

Inspection campaigns carried out in commercial complexes KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Director of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmad Al-Moussa has disclosed that inspection campaigns carried out by the authority uncovered 843 closed licenses with 5,911 registered workers in three governorates, adding the inspection campaigns will continue morning and evening. …

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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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