Bahrain’s human trafficking fight draws US recognition

Human trafficking is one of the world’s most rampant human rights violations and, sadly, one of its most profitable crimes. A select group of countries is making efforts to fight the scourge — among them is Bahrain, which has implemented an oper-door policy for its citizens to report suspected human trafficking crimes. Continue reading

HM King congratulated on Tier 1 achievement

Manama,  June 25 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Alabsi on the achievement of Bahrain which was ranked among the Tier 1 in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report for the third consecutive year. Continue reading

HRH Premier congratulated on Tier 1 milestone

Manama,  June 25 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Alabsi on the achievement of Bahrain which was ranked among the Tier 1 in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report for the third consecutive year. Continue reading

HRH Crown Prince congratulated on Tier 1 honour

Manama, June 25 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister received a cable of congratulations from Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Alabsi on the achievement of Bahrain which was ranked among the Tier 1 in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report for the third consecutive year. Continue reading

Foreign Minister opens Government Forum

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, inaugurated the Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East, organized by the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) in the GCC. The forum will run until October 16th. Continue reading

Al-Absi: “Bahrain maintaining its Tier 1 Status in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report is a historic achievement.”

The Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah Abdullah Al-Absi, highlighted the Kingdom’s maintenance of its Tier 1 Status in the 2019 US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report, a major historic achievement which builds on the Kingdom’s inclusion as a Tier 1 country in the 2018 TiP Report, the first time a MENA region country was granted this honour. Continue reading

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