Tag: Migrants

Migrants Seek Perilous Journey through Yemen as Entry-Way to the Gulf

Migrants Seek Perilous Journey through Yemen as Entry-Way to the Gulf

Yemen has been facing ongoing violence, famine, and other disastrous elements of a four year war, and now the country is starting to see a migrant crisis brewing. Yemen has become a popular route for African migrants looking for work in the Gulf States or fleeing persecution, with some even […]

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Migrant Labor in Saudi Arabia

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Migrant Labor in Saudi Arabia

On 9 June 2017, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB and BIRD during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council under the Item 3 Interactive Dialogue with the Rapporteur on migrants. In his intervention, Pry raised the issue of migrant labor in […]

GCC states claim “witchcraft” and “sorcery” is all around

GCC states claim “witchcraft” and “sorcery” is all around

The Royal Oman Police arrested two African nationals this week and charged them with crimes of practicing “sorcery.” Officers raided the house of the accused after they offered to heal an Omani citizen. Omani officials referred the two defendants to the Public Prosecution. The arrest of foreign nationals for sorcery […]

Labor Scams Continue in Kuwait

Labor Scams Continue in Kuwait

The government of Zimbabwe reports that 150 Zimbabwean women remain stranded in Kuwait after a human trafficking syndicate had promised them lucrative jobs in the country. According to the All Africa Herald, the scam allegedly involved the staff of Kuwait’s embassy in Harare. So far, 15 women have been successfully […]