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India, Bahrain agree on action to curb human trafficking

India and Bahrain have agreed to take steps to curb human trafficking and co-operate more closely on the rescue and repatriation of victims, an official statement said.   The memorandum of understanding is expect

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New lifeline for human trafficking victims in Bahrain

Victims of human trafficking in Bahrain have been thrown a lifeline thanks to a new residential safe home in North Sehla. The centre opened its doors yesterday (November 29) with a ceremony held under the patronage of Foreign Affairs Minister

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Call to speed up trafficking cases in Bahrain

A three-month deadline for human trafficking trials in Bahrain has been proposed by unionists and welfare activists. The idea was tabled to fast-track court cases and reduce the strain on trafficking victims, many of whom choose to leave the c

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India eyes anti-trafficking pacts with GCC, Nepal

India wants to sign agreements with countries like Nepal and the Gulf nations such as UAE to curb human trafficking and improve the rescue and repatriation of victims, a senior home ministry official said on Wednesday. Kumar Alok,

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Etihad hosts workshop to combat illegal wildlife trafficking

UAE’s Etihad Airways, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW), hosted two days of workshops this week to discuss the growing threat of illegal wildlife smuggling. The workshops, focused on potentia

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Joint action needed on link human trafficking and corruption

The international fight against corruption must work in tandem with efforts to root out modern slavery since corruption is a key driver of human trafficking, the head of the world's largest anti-corruption organisation said on Thursday.

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UAE records drop in human trafficking cases

The number of reported human trafficking cases in the UAE has decreased last year, as compared to the previous three years, according to a top official.   Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah, head of Human Rights

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Skills plan to combat trafficking in Bahrain

Frontline staff who deal with victims of human trafficking are set to receive additional training through a series of internationally led workshops later this year in Bahrain. The workshops, scheduled for November, are being organised by the L

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Bahrain taken off US human trafficking watch list

Bahrain has been removed from a US human trafficking ‘watch list’ and praised for its ‘significant efforts’ in preventing the illegal practice. The latest US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report,

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Anti-trafficking centre in Bahrain to provide shelter to victims

A national centre to tackle human trafficking and provide temporary shelter for victims could be open in Bahrain by the end of this year. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) is spearheading the initiative in partnership

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