A top government official in Bahrain arrested in connection with corruption had allegedly pocketed BD12,000 ($31,633.9) for dropping human trafficking charges against a restaurant.
The Bahraini, who was the director of inspections
Bahrain has investigated 30 human trafficking cases within 12 months, including forced labour and prostitution.
This was more than a four- fold increase from seven cases that were dealt with by authorities in 2
Activists have welcomed news that a company is facing legal action for human trafficking, but say it is just the tip of the iceberg and want Bahraini authorities to follow up with more raids on unscrupulous employers.
The Labour M
UAE’s Ministry of Interior, represented by the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking at the Human Rights Department, discussed means to boost co-operation and mutual co-ordination in the anti-trafficking field with the Internation
Bahrain has issued a set of guidelines for government bodies to help victims of human trafficking.
The 400-page manual was compiled by the Social Development Ministry and distributed to law enforcement agencies, the Public Prosecu
The means to enhance cooperation in combating human trafficking was the focus of a meeting organised by the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) in Lyon (France) recently.
A delegation from the UAE’s Ministr
A crowd burnt two Europeans alive on a tourist island in Madagascar because they suspected them of trafficking human organs after a dead child was found on a beach, police said.
The men were hunted down and kil
Bahrain is significantly stepping up its fight against drug traffickers, said a top government official, adding that legislations that ban growing, trading in and using narcotics have been signed by the kingdom.
"We are track
Thailand has been urged to tighten up the screening of air passengers to help prevent criminal gangs from trafficking people to Bahrain.
Growing numbers of vulnerable women are being tricked into prostitution and the failure of th
Indian authorities have identified districts from where women are being trafficked to the Gulf and other countries, a top minister said yesterday.
Overseas Indian Affairs and Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi, who is currently visiting