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Bangladesh Police ‘arrest’ 10 for human trafficking

Security forces in Bangladesh arrested six people on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking and currency smuggling and possible involvement in militant activity, a spokesman for the special forces Rapid Action Battalion said. One Pakistani national was among the men detained at different locations in the capital Dhaka, Mufti Mahmud …

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Kuwait bent on eradicating human trafficking – official ; Cleaning firms face KD 3m penalties

BEIRUT, Dec 3, (Agencies): Kuwait is at the forefront of humanitarian work and has passed legislations criminalizing human trafficking, said Director for Expatriate Labor Housing in Kuwait Falah Al-Mutairi on Thursday. Kuwait furthermore applies to the letter all international agreements on human trafficking and is currently taking part here in …

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Kuwait calls for ‘combating’ trafficking in persons: official

VIENNA, Nov 20, (KUNA): Kuwait called on exerting international efforts to combat trafficking in persons in all of its forms according to international treaties in order to protect the victims. This remark was made by Kuwaiti representative Nawaf Ahmad Al-Rejaib, on Thursday, during the 6th session of the Working Group …

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Human trafficker nabbed; many women found locked up

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The Correction and Anti-Human Trafficking Department at the General Administration of Criminal Investigations has arrested an expatriate for trafficking in human beings, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The arrest came after the Criminal Investigation Department received a tip-off from an unidentified …

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‘Kuwait, Sweden respect human rights’

BERLIN, Oct 13, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation, headed by Saud Al-Heraiji, held talks on Tuesday with Swedish Foreign Undersecretary Magnus-Helgegren on various political issues of common interest. The Swedish official said in a statement that his nation highly appreciates relief aid, provided by the State of Kuwait for Syrian …

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Shelter protects runaway domestic workers – New law on human trafficking imposes severe penalties

‘If it is proven that a domestic worker was beaten or tortured by his sponsor, an inspector from the shelter will issue a report and refer it to the Public Morals and Human Trafficking Protection Department. The sponsor will be summoned and interrogated. If there are suspicions of a criminal …

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UNIFIED CONTRACT AIMS TO ERADICATE VISA TRADING; Consent-free transfers after 3 years

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Director General of Legal Affairs at Manpower Public Authority Dr Mubarak Al-Jafour says the ban on increasing the salaries of private sector employees by more than KD 50 per year was approved by the concerned agencies with the aim of organizing the labor market of the …

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Kuwaiti involved in major human trafficking; 10 expats held

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Personnel from the Residence Affairs Security Department have arrested a Kuwaiti for sponsoring 86 workers on forged government contracts, reports Al-Rai daily. Without going into details the daily said the citizen has been referred to the Public Prosecution. However, earlier it was reported a Kuwaiti owner …

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‘Many agriculture sector staff do not work for their sponsors’; Hire workers as per demand: MoI

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: With emphasis on the ministry’s full support to farmers for the promotion of agricultural wealth, according to regulations and laws to bring in workers from abroad, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah stressed on the need to …

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Kuwaiti visa trafficker sought

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: Personnel from the Residence Affairs Department are looking for a Kuwaiti, identified only as A.R., for forging documents and getting approval from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor to bring into the country 300 workers for the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Awqaf …

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