Bahrain authorities pull ad by recruitment agency to 'Win a maid'

Published April 24th, 2017 - 01:49 GMT
The cruel and unethical ad was published for a housemaid recruitment agency called Al Hazeem Manpower Agency. (Shutterstock)
The cruel and unethical ad was published for a housemaid recruitment agency called Al Hazeem Manpower Agency. (Shutterstock)

Bahraini citizens have been raging over an ad that was published in one of their newspapers. The ad called for participation in a contest where the winner will get an 'Ethiopian housemaid' as the prize. 

The cruel and unethical ad was published for a housemaid recruitment agency called Al Hazeem Manpower Agency, who is now being investigated by authorities in Bahrain, according to The Independent.  

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The rage of the Bahraini citizens was met with a swift reaction by the authorities, as they acted immediately to penalize the agency and suspended its license. 

Bahraini authorities also filed a case of human trafficking against the agency’s owner and management. “Immediate measures were taken, including suspending the license of the concerned employment agency,” stated Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA).


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