Combating human trafficking

Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) chief executive Ausamah Al Absi yesterday met UN Under-Secretary-General and executive director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Yury Fedotov and discussed partnership to combat human trafficking. The LMRA chief outlined Bahrain’s steps to combat trafficking in compliance with international standards.

UK ambassador praises Bahrain’s labour, anti-trafficking in persons laws

The British Ambassador to Bahrain, Roddy Drummond, has praised the systems and laws adopted by the kingdom, represented by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, to ensure the rights of work parties, Continue reading

Under the Patronage of His Highness the Governor of the Southern Governorate, LMRA inaugurates its seventh branch in Riffa-Buhair

Southern Governer Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa yesterday inaugurated a new office of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in the presence of LMRA Chief Executive Ausamah Al Absi and other Labour Ministry officials. Continue reading

Bahrain’s Efforts to Combat Drugs, Human Trafficking Lauded

Representative of the United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Judge Dr. Hatim Ali, the Executive Director of the UN Office on drugs and crimes in the GCC countries, affirmed that Bahrain is considered as an outstanding model for countries seeking to upgrade their legislative and legal systems in combating crimes and human trafficking. Continue reading

Bahrain’s record is impressive

AS we mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, I, on behalf of the Embassy of the Philippines, the Republic of the Philippines and most of all, the over 50,000 overseas Filipinos living and working in Bahrain, extend congratulations on the Kingdom of Bahrain’s attainment of Tier 1 status in the US Department of State classification of States in Combating Trafficking in Persons. Continue reading

Bahrain to spearhead anti-trafficking drive

AN anti-human trafficking centre that will provide training to experts around the region is expected to open soon in Bahrain.

The state-of-the-art facility will have access to a digital database that contains details of victims, trafficking routes, court verdicts and other information to identify trends globally.

It is being spearheaded by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in co-operation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Continue reading