Indonesian housemaids are apparently spurning an amnesty on illegal residents because of a ban imposed by their own government that would prevent them from returning to Bahrain. Jakarta in March banned Indonesian housemaids from working in 21
Around 2,000 foreigners who have been working illegally in Bahrain have left without facing any penalties, as part of a general amnesty. Another 8,000 expatriates have legalised their status by finding new employers in the last two months, acc
A national campaign targeting illegal expatriate workers who are being allowed to leave Bahrain without facing any penalties will be launched this week.
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in co-operation with several fo
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad issued a decree announcing a general amnesty for military deserters who violated the country's compulsory military conscription law, state television said on Saturday.
The decree, which was ann
Expatriates working illegally in Bahrain have been warned against exploiting a general amnesty that allows them to return home without facing any penalties.
Foreign diplomats told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister pub
Thousands of leaflets explaining the current amnesty for illegal residents will be distributed in mosques across Bahrain from tomorrow (July 17).
The initiative by the embassies of Pakistan and Bangladesh is targeting eligible Mus
Some foreign embassies in Bahrain have assigned additional staff to work night shifts to process hundreds of travel documents for illegal workers, as part of a six-month general amnesty.
Diplomats at the Bangladeshi and Philippine
Hundreds of illegal foreign residents flocked to their embassies in Bahrain yesterday (July 1) on the first day of a six-month amnesty, which allows them to return home without facing penalties.
Diplomats at the Bangladeshi, Phili
Foreign embassies in Bahrain are bracing themselves for an anticipated rush of illegal residents seeking to take advantage of a six-month immigration amnesty that starts today (July 1).
Between now and December 31 anyone who is in
Awareness campaigns are being launched in Bahrain to ensure illegal residents know they will not be arrested if they take advantage of a nationwide amnesty that starts tomorrow (July 1).
The six-month amnesty is intended to encour