08 September 2017
The State of Qatar reiterated that it has continued its efforts to promote the principle of "the responsibility to protect" as a tool for the prevention of atrocities, out of its commitment to the...
03 September 2017
The siege imposed on Qatar by three Gulf countries is completing 90 days today leaving behind a tragic trail of flagrant human rights violations committed by the Saudi-led bloc and a heroic tale of...
24 August 2017
Qatar's ruler has introduced a law giving broad protection to tens of thousands of foreigners working as maids, cooks, cleaners and nannies, addressing some concerns long highlighted by human rights...
17 August 2017
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered the border with Qatar be reopened to allow pilgrims to carry out their annual pilgrimage to Makkah, official SPA said in Riyadh. Qatar's National Human Rights...
03 July 2017
The Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) yesterday signed an agreement with Lalive, a Swiss law firm to investigate thousands of cases of human rights violations from a Saudi-led blockade on...
01 July 2017
 A demand by Saudi Arabia and three other Gulf nations for Qatar to close down its Al Jazeera TV channel is an "unacceptable attack" on the right to freedoms of expression and opinion, the United...
18 March 2017
Distinguished scholar and Islamic and US constitutional law expert Asifa Quraishi-Landes will host a special session on women’s empowerment and rights under Sharia law, at Northwestern University in...
28 November 2016
A documentary by two Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) students was screened at a consortium sponsored by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington, DC. Using a grant from the...
29 October 2016
Dr. Dena Al-Thani, assistant professor at Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), presented her research on technological innovation and accessibility at a United Nations event held in Geneva,...
17 September 2016
The State of Qatar called yesterday for enhancing of the rights of the elderly. This appeal was made by the Second Secretary at Qatar’s Permanent delegation to the UN Office in Geneva, Nour Ibrahim...
23 April 2016
Ooredoo supported the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights’ first UN Asia Regional Forum this week, hosting a gala dinner at the Museum of Islamic Arts Park for conference guests. The Forum...
02 April 2016
The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has termed the tone of some of Amnesty International’s latest findings “misleading”, saying many of the issues mentioned had been addressed much...

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