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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),

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups

WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups.

Al-Marri re-elected chairman of NHRC

Al-Marri re-elected chairman of NHRC

Members of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) renewed their confidence in HE Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, unanimously re-electing him as Chairman of the NHRC in its new session.

QNL lecture explores relationship between cultural heritage and human rights

QNL lecture explores relationship between cultural heritage and human rights

Qatar National Library’s ( QNL) first anniversary lecture on Tuesday discussed the crucial relationship between cultural heritage and human rights as its main subject.

Doha meet on combating impunity begins on Sunday

Doha meet on combating impunity begins on Sunday

Under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, the International Conference on "National, Regional and International Mechanisms to Combat Impunity and Ensure Accountability under International Law" ...

Human rights in Hong Kong 'deteriorating severely': Amnesty

Human rights in Hong Kong 'deteriorating severely': Amnesty

Hong Kong's human rights have "deteriorated severely" over the past year, with free speech under attack, Amnesty International said Tuesday, the latest report to criticise the city's government for restricting liberties.

Qatar spares no effort to empower women

Qatar spares no effort to empower women

HE the Director of the Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Faisal bin Abdullah al-Henzab has reaffirmed Qatar's keenness on empowering women ...