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Tag Archives: human trafficking

Visas sold – Top-level graft

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: Director- General of the Citizens Service Centers, Major-General Adeeb Al-Suwaidan has suspended the supervisor of the Capital Governorate center for selling 49 domestic visas under his sponsorship, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the supervisor abused his authority by recruiting dozens of domestic workers in …

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Two victims of human trafficking repatriated

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration has returned to their home countries two people who were victims of human trafficking, reports Al- Rai daily. The two victims — an African and an Asian – who were hired for …

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430 employees of 30 fictitious companies under police probe

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: Personnel from the Residence Affairs Investigation Department have identified 30 fictitious companies, 18 of them which do not even have an office but exist just on paper, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, this happened during a raid organized by the department in cooperation with the …

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Arab found working in a bogus company sheltering marginal workers

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10: Officers from the Security Residency Affairs Department in the Interior Ministry arrested an Arab who was found to be working in a bogus company, which provides shelter to marginal workers and those who escaped from their sponsors. This is in compliance with the instructions Director General …

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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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