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KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested an unidentified Indian for stealing the bank credit card of a Kuwaiti woman and making purchases, reports Al-Rai daily. The arrest came after the woman filed a complaint with the police station in Mubarak Al-Kabir.

The case was handed over to the e-crimes department of the ministry. Personnel from the crime branch checked the CCTV footage of the cameras installed in shops from where the suspect had made the purchases and took him in custody.
 
Source: Arab times

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KUWAIT CITY, June 13: A woman who has been accused of defaming the name of another woman and threatening to publish her private pictures justified her act under the pretext of defending her family life after discovering a suspicious relationship between her husband and the complainant, reports Al-Rai daily.

This happened when a Kuwaiti woman filed a complaint with a station and said she had received a call from the wife of a person she knows and that she has threatened to defame her if she did not break her relationship with her husband and asked the police file a complaint against the caller.

A security source said when the woman was called in for interrogation she told police the complainant was in love with her husband and she has pictures to prove her point. She also told police she had asked the complainant to stay away from her husband. Police are investigating

Source: Arab Times

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KUWAIT CITY, June 13: A number of patients and visitors to various clinics and hospitals complained about lack of bags to carry medicines, reports Aljarida daily.

Many visitors to Amiri Hospital and healthcare centers in Capital Governorate expressed their surprise over the lack of bags to carry medicines.

When the pharmacists in their healthcare centers were asked about this matter, they revealed that the ministry did not supply them with bags for carrying medicines, adding that they spent money to buy plastic garbage bags for carrying medicines.

The patients and visitors urged Ministry of Health to respect their situation and work on providing medicine bags as soon as possible.

Source: Arab times

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Need to increase awareness about rights of laborers, labor law: Dr Mohammad

KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Head of Freedom Organization for Human Rights Dr Abdulrahman Mohammad stressed the need to increase awareness about the rights of laborers and the labor law in order to curb the phenomenon of visa trading, which is the main reason behind the huge number of marginal workers in Kuwait, reports Al-Qabas daily.

He revealed that 80 absconding reports are filed on a daily basis in Kuwait against marginal workers. Dr Mohammad indicated that the state’s ignorance to take action against the visa traders and their transgression represents its official sponsorship of this phenomenon, which in turn negatively affects the cultural and social fiber of Kuwait and delays the country’s progress in humanitarian activities.

He highlighted that the issue of high number of marginal laborers in Kuwait is a well-known matter internationally such that even the US State Treasury and other countries concerned about human rights have been discussing with Kuwait about the actions taken in this regard in the annual report issued in December.

Dr Mohammad lamented that visa traders are the reason behind such high number of marginal workers in Kuwait as well as the greed of these traders to earn money illegally, adding that the ministry has been hiring workers to work in the mornings but letting them go to do as they please without any awareness about the activities of these employees in the evenings.

He revealed that many marginal laborers have been arrested for running liquor factories, being involved in prostitution or stealing money through the Internet and telecommunication means. Regarding the Freedom Organization for Human Rights, Dr Mohammad revealed that 20 cases have been referred to the organization, and the lawyers of the organization have been in contact with them.

source: Arab times

The Bedoun and Bangladeshi involved in the fight

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: A bedoun has retracted what he said in a video clip that an unidentified Bangladeshi man stabbed him with a knife, reports Al-Anba daily.

 

He told police the Bangladeshi hurt himself while selling watermelon in Northwest Sulaibikhat. He added this happened following a quarrel between him and the buyer over the weight on the melon.

 

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KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Director General of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Yousif Al- Fowzan has affirmed that about 233,000 persons will travel on board 902 fl ights through Kuwait International Airport (T1, T4, T5) to spend the Eid Al-Fitr holiday abroad, reports Al-Anba daily.

 

Meanwhile, a number of travel and tourism agencies reported that the prices of tickets increased by 20-30 percent compared last year; while there was a remarkable increase before summer – 150 percent – because it was a ‘low season’.

 

Srouce: Arab Times

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KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) has urged all citizens and expatriates in Kuwait to monitor violations concerning engaging workers during the day in open places in summer. Chairman of the society Khalid Al-Humaidi affirmed that everybody can monitor violations and publish them on social media by sharing photos and video clips via the society’s number 55643333.

 

He noted the call is meant to activate government’s decision that bans working under direct sunlight from 11am to 5pm beginning June to August for the safety of workers. He said employers should respect law by protecting the rights of workers, and create the right environment for workers. He again urged employers to provide healthy and safe environment according to international standards. He stressed the importance of activating decision no. 535/2015 of the Public Authority for Manpower concerning ban on working in open places during summer .

Chairman of the society Khalid Al-Humaidi affirmed that everybody can monitor violations and publish them on social media by sharing photos and video clips via the society’s number 55643333.

He noted the call is meant to activate government’s decision that bans working under direct sunlight from 11am to 5pm beginning June to August for the safety of workers. He said employers should respect law by protecting the rights of workers, and create the right environment for workers. He again urged employers to provide healthy and safe environment according to international standards. He stressed the importance of activating decision no. 535/2015 of the Public Authority for Manpower concerning ban on working in open places during summer .

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