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Kuwaiti citizen caught selling fake visas at KD 350 each

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: Officers from the Electronic Crimes Unit in the General Criminal Investigation Department at the Interior Ministry arrested a citizen, identified as Hassan Abbas, for selling fake entry visas. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media Department disclosed that results of preliminary investigations revealed …

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PAM reports Fatwa nod to Labor Law amendments – Changes target market adjustment

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) said the Fatwa and Legislation Department has approved the amendment to some articles of Labor Law No 6/2010 concerning employees and the employers who violate the rights of the laborers, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. The sources pointed out, PAM …

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MPs query Interior on sex trade – Push on recruitment firm for domestics

KUWAIT CITY, May 4: MP Saud Aharija has forwarded questions to Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid on the alleged network that ‘sells’ Malawian women in Kuwait for sex activities. He cited a report published by Al-Rai daily on April 24, 2016 stating that a network is selling Malawian women for …

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Probe media reports on abuse of Malawian women: Al-Ghanim – ‘Expats rights will be protected’

KUWAIT CITY, April 25: AbdulRahman Al Ghanim — the Counselor of the Migrant Labor Committee at Kuwait Society for Human Rights and the Ministry of Interior — called to investigate about what was published in the Malawian media about the network that sells Malawian women in Kuwait and force them …

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‘Kuwaitis treat their domestics well’

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: Recent statistics by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) indicated 587,696 expatriates constituting 288,982 male and 298,714 female were employed in the Kuwaiti houses as domestic workers before January 2016. In a recent survey conducted among some domestic workers in order to get a clear …

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Owner of firm arrested for selling work permits for KD 650-KD 850

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: An unknown motorist ran over a traffic officer while he was on official duty at an intersection linking the Arabian Gulf Road and Al-Aqsa Road near Shaab seaside area on Thursday, April 7. This incident is a replica of the traffic incident that took place during …

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‘Published info on Zimbabwean working for Kuwait embassy true’

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said information that has been published by the Al-Rai daily about the arrest of a Zimbabwean employee working for the Kuwaiti Embassy in Harare for trafficking in humans is true, reports Al- Rai daily. However, sources at the Ministry said …

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Top embassy official said held for human trafficking – Female job-seekers lured to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 16, (Agencies): The Zimbabwean police over the weekend are said to have arrested a senior Kuwait embassy official believed to be part of a well-organized human trafficking organization. The 62-year-old suspect, a Zimbabwean identified as B.A. May, and believed to be working as a secretary at the …

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Trafficked women trapped in Syria – ‘Nepal, Bangladesh have little diplomatic influence’

MURALI BHANJYANG, Nepal, March 13, (AFP): Nepali villager Sunita Magar thought she was heading to a safe factory job in Kuwait, but only when she landed in Damascus did she realise “something had gone very wrong”. Frequently beaten with a baton and given only one meal a day, Magar says …

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Unified efforts sought to help victims of ‘human trafficking’

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The International Organisation for Migration in Kuwait is holding a regional workshop on ‘The Nexus between Human trafficking and Asylum: Protecting Victims and Refugees during conflict and disaster settings’ in partnership with the UNHCR and in cooperation with the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior, at the UN …

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