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Files of companies proven to have fake national manpower blocked

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: Director of the Labor Inspection Department at the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Muhammad Al-Anssari has affirmed coordination between PAM and the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP), pointing out that the latter was informed about results of inspecting nationals working in the private sector in …

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Kuwait keen on tackling human peddling: minister

‘Fake degrees phenomenon on agenda’ KUWAIT CITY, July 30, (KUNA): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah, on Monday, stressed Kuwait’s support for the international community in its efforts to combat human trafficking. Al-Jarallah made his remarks on the sidelines of his participation in the world day against human trafficking celebration organized …

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US envoy lauds Kuwait efforts to combat human trafficking

‘More needs to be done to protect workers rights’ KUWAIT CITY, July 29: US Ambassador to Kuwait Lawrence Silverman lauded on Sunday during his visit to the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Migrant Workers Shelter in Jleeb Al Shuyoukh, the efforts of the Kuwait government in upholding the rights and …

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‘Deport 15 women’ from Sierra Leone

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: The Interior Ministry has started investigations into the illegal entry of 15 expatriate women from Sierra Leone, reports Al- Anba daily. It has been reported these expatriate women entered the country on family visas under the sponsorship of Kuwaiti women without the latters’ knowledge. Family visas …

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Malaysia halts people-smuggling ship bound for Australia, New Zealand

Kuala Lumpur, May 6, 2018 (AFP) -Malaysia has arrested more than a dozen members of an alleged people trafficking syndicate after intercepting a ship carrying 127 Sri Lankan migrants believed to be bound for Australia and New Zealand, authorities said Saturday. Maritime authorities on Tuesday halted a modified tanker named …

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Court sentences Kuwaiti and two bedoun to life in prison for ‘human trafficking’

KUWAIT CITY, April 28: The Criminal Court has sentenced a Kuwaiti and two bedoun to life imprisonment for running two massage parlors in Mahboula and Abu Halifa and trafficking in humans, reports Al-Rai daily. The three men were arrested on Oct 17, 2017. According to court papers the suspects held …

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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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