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Kuwait drafting report to answer US charges of trafficking in people

June 15, 2010
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Kuwait is preparing an answer to the US report on trafficking to explain its position and highlight the advances it has achieved, social affairs and labour sources have said. “Kuwait has clarified its stance on human rights and its commitment to international rights agreements and covenants, and will highlight them in a report to...
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Visa traffickers in Kuwait make $860 million per year

May 5, 2010
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Visa traffickers in Kuwait make about KD 250 million ($860 million) annually, a human rights consultant has said. The alarming figure is part of an international trade that generates $ 60 billion annually. “This is sad and disgusting and should be stopped,” Dr Nasser Al Masri, told a seminar on “Human Trafficking”, organized in...
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Bahrain pledges to continue fight against trafficking in people

April 29, 2010
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Bahrain pledges to continue fight against trafficking in people

Bahrain has pledged to continue its campaign to combat trafficking in people. Launching the first report by the Bahraini National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking, Bahrain said that more efforts would be exerted to eradicate the phenomenon. However, Abdullah Abdul Lateef, the foreign ministry undersecretary, said that trafficking in people was an international phenomenon...
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Ten people have died from overdose in Kuwait in the first three months

April 14, 2010
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Ten people have died from overdose in Kuwait in the first three months of this year, the interior ministry has said. “Five of those who died were aged between 31 and 40,” the ministry said in a statement. “The figure reflects how the lives of young people are lost despite steady efforts to combat...
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