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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

Moscow opposition holds vigils across city for free elections

Moscow opposition holds vigils across city for free elections

Russian political opposition supporters held vigils across Moscow on Saturday to call for releasing political prisoners and for free elections, after they were banned from holding a rally.

Blast kills 31 regime fighters at Syria airbase: monitor

Blast kills 31 regime fighters at Syria airbase: monitor

A munitions blast killed 31 regime and allied fighters at a military airport in central Syria on Saturday, a war monitor said.

NHRC, labour ministry sign MoU to promote human rights

NHRC, labour ministry sign MoU to promote human rights

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)

GANHRI strives to strengthen rights institutions globally: al-Marri

GANHRI strives to strengthen rights institutions globally: al-Marri

HE the chairman of National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, who is also secretary general and vice president of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI),