News On Migrant
Qatar Abolishes Exit Visas For Migrant Domestic Workers In 'milestone' Labour Reform Qatar abolished exit visa requirements for migrant workers on Thursday as part of reform efforts ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, with the UN praising the measure as a "milestone" in streng... January 17, 2020 370 Category: International
Migrant Workers Do Not Enjoy Adequate Legal Protection In Kuwait The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has acknowledged the fact that the Kuwaiti government reforms continue to be carried out in respect of the file of the expatriates during 2018, but at the same time confir... January 20, 2019 529 Category: Kuwait
Over 20,000 Migrant Workers Live On The Abdali Farms The more than 20,000 migrant workers who live on the Abdali farms and use the area as recreation places some of which have been turned into parks and housing units and rented to the public, has led to... January 11, 2019 812 Category: Kuwait
KHRS Hires 5 Lawyers To Follow Up On Cases Of Migrant Workers  Since Kuwait Human Rights Society (KHRS) has announced its appointment of five lawyers to work permanently with the mandate to follow up complaints and cases submitted by migrant workers to the ... December 03, 2018 435 Category: Kuwait
Philippines Moves To Halt Kuwait Migrant Row The Philippines on Tuesday welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait in a migrant labour row, days after its President Rodrigo Duterte announced a permanent ban on workers going to the Gulf state. The d... May 01, 2018 2826 Category: Kuwait
Visiting Migrant Workers Affairs Undersecretary Visiting Migrant Workers Affairs Undersecretary at the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sarah Lou Y Arriola confirmed that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting Kuwait, t... April 15, 2018 564 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Will Begin Rehiring The Services Of Ethiopian Domestic Workers Kuwait will begin rehiring the services of Ethiopian domestic workers after a hiatus that lasted for years, its interior ministry announced on Tuesday. The decision has been made after a series of ... April 04, 2018 671 Category: Kuwait
Philippines Department Of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary For Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Arriola And Her Delegation Arrived In Kuwait Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Arriola and her delegation arrived in Kuwait on Thursday to meet with the Filipinos in Kuwait and Kuwait ... March 30, 2018 942 Category: Kuwait
Duterte Was Quoted Mandatory Provisions In The Final Draft Of Bilateral Agreement The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte was quoted as saying he has incorporated what he called “mandatory provisions” in the final draft of the bilateral agreement between the Philippin... March 22, 2018 422 Category: Kuwait
Philippine Government Has Said The Ban On Employment Of The Filipino Workers Remains In Place The Philippine government has said the ban on employment of the Filipino workers remains in place in a bid to open talks on their working conditions in Kuwait, according to news.abs-cbn. The Philip... March 01, 2018 1527 Category: Kuwait
Philippine Officials To Visit Kuwait Amid Worker Row Philippine officials are headed to Kuwait on Thursday to seek greater protection for migrant workers after a diplomatic row over the alleged mistreatment of Filipinos in Kuwait. Labour Secretary Silve... February 21, 2018 393 Category: Kuwait
Philippines Will Ask Its Private Airlines To Evacuate Its Nationals From Kuwait The Philippines will ask its private airlines to evacuate its nationals from Kuwait within 72 hours after the discovery of a Filipino migrant worker dead in a freezer, the latest in what Manila calls ... February 11, 2018 3678 Category: Kuwait
KSHR Receives Calls Of Migrant Workers In Kuwait At The Hotline Khalid Al-Ajmi, Chairman of the board of Kuwait Society for Human Rights, said that the Kuwait Society for Human Rights receives calls of migrant workers in Kuwait at the hotline “22215150&rdquo... December 27, 2017 580 Category: Kuwait
Migrant Workers Suffer From Illiberal Govt Decisions In response to criticisms heaped on the Executive and Legislative authorities by the Kuwait Human Rights Society (KHRS), there has been widespread indignation in both authorities, reports Al-Rai daily... September 15, 2017 576 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Mulling Construction Of Man-made Islands Artificial islands could soon find their way in the State of Kuwait, following in the footsteps of other GCC countries A number of government departments have revived the project and draw... July 15, 2017 608 Category: Kuwait
Qatars Migrant Workers May Suffer From Diplomatic Crisis In The Gulf Ajit, an Indian electrician, is just seven months into his new job but right now he is a worried man, like many other members of the huge migrant workforce in Qatar. He frets not only about his job, h... June 16, 2017 638 Category: International
KSHR Launches E-platform To Educate Migrant Workers In Kuwait Khalid Al Ajmi, Chairman of Kuwait Society for Human Rights, announced the launch of an electronic platform in five languages as a contribution to educating migrant workers in Kuwait on their legal ri... June 14, 2017 479 Category: Kuwait
Immigration Officials At Nepals Airport Involved In Trafficking Poor Women Illegally In Gulf Nations Immigration officials at Nepal’s international airport may be colluding with traffickers to send thousands of poor illiterate women to work illegally in Gulf nations where they are exploited and... April 02, 2017 883 Category: Crime News
Shelter Center For Migrant Labor Big Home “In Kuwait, there is a particular interest in the rights of migrant workers which reflects the general trend to preserve human dignity, without exception, and to respect all the international co... May 25, 2016 1546 Category: Kuwait
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