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Bahrain Immigration Detention

Wracked by sectarian conflict and with a growing expat population that now outnumbers citizens, Bahrain has struggled to develop humane policies for its foreign workers. Although the country has adopted labour reforms and set up new rights-related institutions, observers say there is a significant gap between stated intentions and reality on the ground.

Bahrain Quick Facts

  • Persons expelled :
    7,346
    International migrants:
    729,400
    New asylum applications :
    37