Bahrain Fails to Protect Migrant Workers

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Migrant workers in Bahrain continue to suffer widespread abuse at the hands of employment sponsors, despite laws against such practices. Rights advocates are calling on the government to do more to prevent the abuses, and to help migrant workers access services when they do occur. “Withholding wages and confiscating passports appears to be rampant, but the authorities do nothing to stop it. There is no system to make sure these vulnerable migrant workers can actually recover both their passports and wages, let alone to punish the abusive employers,” Joe Stork, deputy Middle East and North Africa director for Human Rights […]

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