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Modern Slavery – The ‘Kafala’ System

What is ‘Kafala’? ‘Kafala’ is an Arabic word which means ‘sponsorship’. Kafala operates in the Gulf States and it is unique to these Middle Eastern States. The ‘Kafala’ system allows nationals of the Gulf States to employ non Gulf nationals. It also enables the...

Modern Slavery: 6 Ethiopian Seafarers Abandoned in Iran by Shipping Company

Justice Upheld was recently contacted by 6 Seafarers, Ethiopian nationals on board the ‘AHTMS Miami’ owned by Baltic Marine Services LLC’ whose registered offices are in Dubai. We understand that the seafarers were abandoned by the shipping company at Khorramshahr...
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Modern Slavery: Another Unexplained Death of a Migrant Worker in Saudi Arabia

In 2015, 32 year old Nishan Singh from Gurdaspur, Punjab left India to work as a driver in Saudi Arabia.  Nishan Singh was employed by ‘Yamama Cement Company Building’ based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.   On the 31st of March 2018, Nishan Singh’s work colleague contacted...
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Modern Slavery – Persecution of Migrant Workers Under ‘Kafala’

              Update: 01/07/2018: Mr Gurwinder Singh  continues to be detained whilst the Saudi authorities continue to ‘investigate’ the case whilst the family of the deceased driver who collided with Mr Singh which resulted in his...
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Sikh Man and His Family on the Run From the Taliban

Update: Tuesday 29th of May, 2018: Pakistani Sikh activist, Charanjeet Singh gunned down in Peshawar:Pakistani Sikh activist assassinated Sikh activist gunned down in Peshawar In 2004, 44 year old Harjit Singh (not his real name), a Pakistani national and a baptised...
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Modern Slavery: Human Impact of Denial of Crew Wages to Seafarers Abandoned in the UAE

      Appalling treatment and gross abuse of human rights by ’employer’ of seafarers abandoned in the UAE. Case study by ‘Human Rights at Sea’: Human Impact of Denial of Crew Wages to Seafarers...
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Modern Slavery: 6 Indians and 1 Sri Lankan Sailors Abandoned on The ‘Sharjah Moon’ For Over 18 Months

Captain Jai Prakash Bhadri and his crew are abandoned on the ‘Sharjah Moon’ ship for nearly eighteen months – in one case, a crew member has been detained on this ship for two and a half years. The company which owns the ‘Sharjah Moon’...
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What Do You Call An Indian in Pakistan?

  ‘What do you call an Indian in Pakistan’? This sounds like the opening sentence of a bad joke but the reality is far more serious and sinister. The punchline appears to be ‘a spy’ according to the Pakistani authorities as evidenced by...
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Former Navy officer, a Father sentenced to Death in Pakistan  

London, Thursday 4th May: Mr Kulbhushan Jadhav (a 46 year old Indian national, married father of two and former Navy officer) was captured in Iran on a business trip to the country. It is believed he was targeted due to his past in the Navy and was most likely handed...
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Justice Sought for Mutilated Soldiers

New Delhi, 2nd May 2017: Indian Minister of Defence, Arun Jaitley has condemned the murder of two Indian soldiers whose bodies were allegedly mutilated by members of the Pakistan army, saying their deaths are barbaric acts, which are “unheard of even in a war”. After...
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Plight of Migrant Workers: Jennifer Dalquez – Sentenced to Death by a Court in the UAE

Justice Upheld  supports ‘Justice 4 Domestic Workers’ campaign to save Jennifer Dalquez from the death penalty. We have been actively involved in liaising with international human rights organisation in relation to Jennifer’s case. Jennifer Dalquez...
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