Inside Edition – Bahrain Achieves High Rank in Combating Human Trafficking

Anchor Sara AlBuraik speaks with Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTIP) Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi about how he was honored as one of ten outstanding individuals by the US Department of State for his efforts in combating human trafficking. Continue reading

LMRA chief meets PhD graduate

Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi received Advocate General Dr. Ali Al-Showeikh, who presented a copy of his PhD thesis from the University of Bahrain (UoB) College of Law. Continue reading

Trafficking clamp success praised by top diplomat


BAHRAIN’S efforts to combat human trafficking, including the protection of alleged Filipina victims, has been praised by a top diplomat. Philippines Ambassador Alfonso Ver said the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has played a key role in addressing the “global scourge” through new programmes and intensified campaigns in the country. Continue reading

Payout pledge after hiring agency’s licence revoked


FAMILIES will be refunded after a domestic worker recruitment agency’s licence was revoked, following more than 20 complaints against it. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) received 23 complaints against the company between last July and February, it said in a statement. Continue reading

His Majesty praises Bahrain’s anti-trafficking strides

His Majesty King Hamad yesterday praised Bahrain’s achievements in combating human trafficking.This came as he received at Safriya Palace US Ambassador Justin Siberell, who presented the US Department of State report on upgrading Bahrain to Tier 1 status in recognition of its commitment to combating trafficking. Continue reading