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Bahrain in drive to combat human trafficking

Bahrain is setting out major plans to combat human trafficking. Legal measures are underway to bolster Bahrain’s efforts to combat the scourge, it was revealed, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister

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Bahrain hotline for trafficking victims

A national hotline dedicated to helping human trafficking victims in Bahrain will soon be launched. It will also address different complaints submitted by Bahrain's expatriate community, which makes up more than half of the po

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Bahrain official 'pockets bribe to drop charges'

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

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30 trafficking cases probed in Bahrain

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

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Human trafficking case 'just tip of the iceberg'

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

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Focus on anti-trafficking co-operation

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

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Bahrain issues guidelines to fight trafficking

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

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Global cooperation sought to combat 'trafficking'

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

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2 Europeans burnt alive over 'organ trafficking'

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

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Bahrain steps up fight against drugs

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

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