Tag: Migrant Workers

Kuwait’s Escalating Campaign against Its Expat Workers

Kuwait’s Escalating Campaign against Its Expat Workers

In recent months, tensions in Kuwait surrounding the country’s demographic composition have been on the rise. Like all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, a significant percentage of Kuwait’s population is comprised of foreign nationals who have traveled to the country for work opportunities. As Kuwait continues to grapple with economic […]

ADHRB writes open letter to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall ahead of Dubai visit

ADHRB writes open letter to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall ahead of Dubai visit

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) recently sent a letter to the Duchess of Cornwall regarding her upcoming visit to the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children in the United Arab Emirates. The text of the letter is as follows:  Your Royal Highness, On Tuesday 8 November, […]

Living as Commodities: Human and sex trafficking in the GCC

Living as Commodities: Human and sex trafficking in the GCC

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) is pleased to announce its new report, Living as Commodities: Human and sex trafficking in the GCC . Please see the introduction below, and click here for the full report.  All of the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are highly dependent […]