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11 June 2018

Report: How to promote responsible labour recruitment in the Gulf construction sector

Author: Mustafa Qadri, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Equidem; Nikhil Eapen, Equidem

"Responsible Recruitment: Addressing Gaps in Protections for Migrant Workers", June 2018...

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Story
20 April 2018

Lawsuit against US govt. contractor ManTech alleges forced labour & workplace safety violations in Kuwait

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Article
26 February 2018

Human Rights Watch: Philippines ban on migration to Kuwait increases labour abuse risks

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Kuwait/Philippines: Protect Filipino Migrant Workers", 21 February 2018...

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Report
31 January 2018

Democracy Index 2017: new report provides a snapshot of the state of democracy worldwide

Author: The Economist (USA)

"Democracy Index 2017: Free speech under attack", 31 January 2018...

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Article
2 January 2018

Kuwait: New penalties to ensure migrant workers are recruited for the jobs they were promised

Author: Arab Times (Kuwait)

"Punishments in play on errant employers – ‘Manpower’ activates labor law provisions", 30 December 2017...

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Article
2 January 2018

Kuwait: Society for Human Rights launches hotline for migrant workers to report labour abuse

Author: Arab Times (Kuwait)

"Kuwait Society for Human Rights calls on migrant workers to call on hotline “22215150”", 26 December 2017...

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Company non-response
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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Story
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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Story
20 November 2017

Kuwait Airways' refusal to carry Israeli national does not violate Germany's discrimination law, court rules

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Article
20 November 2017
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Author: Peter Maxwill, Spiegel Online

"Urteil in Frankfurt: Warum darf diese Fluggesellschaft Israelis abweisen?", 17 November 2017...

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