US Congress delegation visits expatriate labour shelter centre

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A delegation from the US Congress paid a visit to a shelter centre to protect expatriate workers from human trafficking dangers, in the presence of Head of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee and President of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi. Continue reading

Ausamah Al Absi received a US Congress delegation

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) president and head of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee Ausamah Al Absi yesterday received a US Congress delegation which visited a shelter to protect expatriate workers from human trafficking dangers. Continue reading

National efforts in combating human trafficking stressed

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO, also Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah bin Abdullah Al-Absi, today received an Indonesia parliamentary delegation led by Chairman of Bahraini -Indonesian Friendship Group, MP Aseeb Mawsoul. Continue reading

Embassies shower praise as first ‘Shelter House’ opens

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Pakistan Embassy has appreciated the establishment of the first “Shelter House” for victims of human trafficking in Bahrain, as Minister of Labour and Social Development Jameel Hamaidan inaugurated the establishment at Sehla yesterday. Continue reading

LMRA bid to help migrant workers

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A series of programmes focusing on providing support for migrant workers in Bahrain will be held in the coming week.It will kick off tomorrow with a two-day workshop on fair recruitment followed by the opening on Sunday of a national centre to tackle human trafficking, which will provide temporary shelter for victims. Continue reading

Indonesian domestic workers’ conditions discussed

IMG_8366Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi received here on Thursday the Indonesian Ambassador to Bahrain Helman Arisman.
Al-Absi discussed with the ambassador the conditions of the Indonesian workers in Bahrain, and LMRA cooperation with the concerned sides in his country regarding the issuance of the permits of the work force. Continue reading

New unit to fight human trafficking

BAHRAIN is stepping up efforts to tackle human trafficking by creating a dedicated new unit to help victims.It will be overseen by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and include participation of social workers, law enforcement agencies, embassies, prosecutors and other trained staff. Continue reading