British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he wanted to impose travel restrictions on "prominent Russian MPs" as part of the European Union's response to Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered sanctions on people responsible for Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, including travel bans and freezing of their US assets.
U.S. officials said a list of pe
Bahrain yesterday denied drawing up blacklists of people who are barred from travelling to other countries, a report said.
"The role of Bahraini authorities is to bar people from leaving or entering their territories - in acc
Telecom companies and banks are behind 90 per cent of travel bans imposed on expatriates in Bahrain, according to a top government official.
The figure was revealed yesterday by Colonel Ghazi Al Senan, search and follow up directo
Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) will soon develop a clearly defined mechanism for granting work permits to foreign workers facing travel ban, said its chief executive.
Ausamah Al Absi said there was no legal li
The legality of imposing travel bans on thousands of expatriates, who have been stuck in Bahrain for years over outstanding debts has been questioned by a leading human rights activist.
Gulf European Centre for Human Rights director-genera
People trapped in Bahrain under travel bans have been thrown a lifeline by immigration authorities, who have agreed to renew residency permits that will allow some to take on new jobs.
More than 4,000 people are banned from leaving Bahrain
New regulations that prevent hospitals from giving out medicines to non-residents could risk the lives of nearly 4,000 travel ban victims stranded in Bahrain, according to a human rights group.
Expatriates who have been blacklisted in conn
A leading human rights group in Bahrain has urged His Majesty King Hamad to declare amnesty to victims of travel ban in the kingdom.
Making a plea for compassion, Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS) sought amnesty for victims held f
Nearly 4,000 people have been stranded in Bahrain for years as a result of travel bans imposed on them following legal battles over repayment of bank debts.
Investigations carried out by the Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS) also