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Bomb kills two human rights workers in Afghan capital

Bomb kills two human rights workers in Afghan capital

Two employees of Afghanistan's human rights body were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul on Saturday, the agency said.

NHRC chief: Pandemic provides opportunity to promote human rights

NHRC chief: Pandemic provides opportunity to promote human rights

Chairman of National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), and Secretary-General of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions HE Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri said ...

'Endemic racial discrimination' exposed in US: UN rights chief

'Endemic racial discrimination' exposed in US: UN rights chief

The coronavirus pandemic's disproportionate impact on ethnic minorities, and protests triggered by George Floyd's death, have laid bare "endemic inequalities" in the United States, the UN rights chief said Tuesday

GCO statement in response to Human Rights Watch report

GCO statement in response to Human Rights Watch report

The State of Qatar expressed its total rejection of the allegations included in the report issued by Human Rights Watch of an alleged coronavirus outbreak in Qatars Central Prison, affirming that this report is false.

Ministry holds workshop on human rights mechanisms

Ministry holds workshop on human rights mechanisms

The Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is organising a training workshop, in co-operation with the United Nations Human Rights Training and Documentation Centre ...

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

Human rights under assault worldwide: UN chief

UN chief Antonio Guterres launched a ‘call to action’ on Monday against rising attacks on human rights worldwide, highlighting the persecution of minorities and ‘alarming levels of femicide’.

UN praises role of human rights training centre in Doha

UN praises role of human rights training centre in Doha

By a majority vote of 187 in favour, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted draft resolution XIX, "United Nations Human Rights Training and Documentation Centre for South-West Asia and the Arab Region" ...

NHRC chief vows to make global alliance for rights bodies stronger

NHRC chief vows to make global alliance for rights bodies stronger

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has affirmed his commitment to continue exerting every effort to make the Global Alliance stronger

Conference highlights Qatar's efforts in promoting human rights

Conference highlights Qatar's efforts in promoting human rights

A conference organised Monday by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in co-operation with the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) highlighted the efforts of Qatar in the protection of human rights

Qatar, Kuwait to boost joint cooperation in Human Rights field

Qatar, Kuwait to boost joint cooperation in Human Rights field

HE Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr. Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri met today HE Chairman of the National Bureau for Human Rights of the State of Kuwait ...

US senators ask Saudi to pay $750mn in Yemen aid

US senators ask Saudi to pay $750mn in Yemen aid

Republican and Democratic US senators revived an effort to pressure Saudi Arabia over human rights, by pushing the country to fulfill its commitment to provide $750mn this year to help the people of Yemen

Blockade's implications far-reaching on regional rights situation: Qatar

Blockade's implications far-reaching on regional rights situation: Qatar

Qatar has said the continuation of the imposed blockade and the discriminatory unilateral coercive measures, without accountability, will foster a culture of impunity