Sunday, 24 May 2020

Category: Legal

GCC Secretary General Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan

Riyadh, The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf has condemned the terrorist attack on a children’s hospital in Kabul and other terrorist attacks that took place in different parts of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan resulting in dozens of deaths and injuries. He expressed sincere condolences […]

OIC Condemns Terrorist Attack in Sinai

Jeddah,  The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the terrorist attack by an explosive device that targeted an armored vehicle of the Egyptian army in south of the north Sinai city of Bir al-Abd, killing and wounding a number of the Egyptian armed forces. OIC Secretary General, Dr. Youssef bin Ahmed […]

Religious Freedom Watchdog Pitches Adding India to Blacklist

NEW YORK – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is urging that the State Department add India to its list of nations with uniquely poor records on protecting freedom to worship — while proposing to remove Sudan and Uzbekistan from that list. The bipartisan commission, created in 1998 by Congress to make policy recommendations […]

Human Rights Watch Worried for Health and Safety of Migrants in Persian Gulf Region

AMMAN – Human Rights Watch is expressing concern for the fate of millions of migrant workers in the Persian Gulf region, as host countries lock down, and employers withhold wages or consider layoffs amid strict coronavirus containment measures that are leading in some cases to deportations and confinement.    Advocacy groups such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International say they are worried […]

Israeli forces arrest 15 Palestinians in West Bank

Ramallah, Israeli forces, early Thursday, detained 15 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, a Palestinian source said.In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said Israeli army stormed the cities of Nablus, Jenin, Tubas, Bethlehem and seve…

US Calls Out Iran, China and Venezuela on Human Rights Abuses

STATE DEPARTMENT – The United States is accusing authoritarian governments around the world of suppressing people with severe human rights “violations and abuses” to control any activities that might threaten their power.”Experience teaches that govern…

KSA Urges Myanmar to Respect Int’l law

Geneva, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressed appreciation of the efforts of the United Nations to support the legitimate rights of the persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority, in Myanmar, the most recent of which was the launch of the Joint Humanitarian R…