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29 January 2018

Govt to tell stranded Nepalis to accept Kuwait amnesty

Author: Chandan Kumar Mandal, The Kathmandu Post

Nepal government has said it would encourage its citizens living in Kuwait without valid residency permit to use the amnesty granted by Kuwait government. Last Tuesday Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior issued a decree saying it will give general amnesty...

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22 January 2018

India, Kuwait Should Be Ashamed: International Trade Union Chief

Author: Rejimon K, The Lede

Responding exclusively to The Lede’s story on over 5000 Indian migrant workers stranded in Kuwait for the last 18 months without any pay, proper food and shelter, Sharan Burrow, chief of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITCU) said that...

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22 January 2018

Over 5000 Indians Stranded As Kuwait’s Largest Construction Firm Falls

Author: Rejimon K, The Lede

...[A]round 1800 Indian workers, mainly from south Indian states, who have resigned from the company, are stranded without proper food, drinking water, accommodation, money and moreover travel documents. Additionally, around 3614 Indian workers,...

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18 December 2017

Kharafi National did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Kharafi National to respond to the allegations, the company has not responded.

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18 December 2017

Kuwait: Construction workers at Kharafi National stranded without pay or valid visas

In November 2017, The Kathmandu Post reported allegations that 150 Nepali migrant workers employed by Kharafi National in Kuwait had been stranded without pay or valid visas for six months. Workers also claimed that their salaries were reduced from...

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15 December 2017

21 stranded Nepalis to return home shortly

Author: The Kathmandu Post

The first batch of Nepali migrant workers, who have been stranded in Kuwait for months, will be repatriated in the next few days, according to the Nepali Embassy in Kuwait...Following media reports that the Nepali workers had been mistreated by the...

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1 December 2017

Efforts on to rescue Nepalis stranded in Kuwait

Author: The Kathmandu Post

[Nepal's] Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has asked the Embassy of Nepal in Kuwait to look into the matter of Nepali migrant workers stranded in the Gulf nation. According to MoFA sources, the embassy has been in touch with the company management...

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28 November 2017

With no money and job, migrants cry for help

Author: Chandan Kumar Mandal, The Kathmandu Post

Nearly 150 Nepali migrant workers employed at one of the leading construction companies in Kuwait have been stranded for the last six months with no money and no valid visa...According to them, the company at one point of time had more than 2,000...

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