His Excellency Dr. Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, Chairman of the National Committee for Human Rights, met today at the Committee’s headquarters; the Ambassadors of the European States, Canada and America; The meeting was aimed at informing ambassadors of all the repercussions of the siege imposed on Qatar on the humanitarian situation of the citizens of the GCC countries. During the meeting, Al-Marri explained the movements of the National Committee for Human Rights at the local level and the humanitarian challenges faced by those affected by the blockade and the mechanisms of receiving their complaints which amounted to 2324 complaints until yesterday, confirming by statistics that the biggest loser of this crisis are citizens and residents of the GCC countries.
And D. Al-Marri gave the ambassadors reports of violations monitored by the Committee since the beginning of the siege crisis. At the same time, he informed them of the legal actions taken by the Committee from individual and collective complaints for submission to the United Nations, UNESCO and relevant international mechanisms. As well as preparing judicial complaints coordinated through the International Law Office set by the Commission. He also gave an overview of the Commission’s moves at the international level and its meetings with international organizations and organizations of the besieged States. In addition to his visit to the European capitals (London – Geneva – Paris – Brussels) during which he held intensive meetings with the relevant international organizations led by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs as well as other international non – governmental organizations and officials of files Foreign Affairs and Human Rights in the European Parliament. As well as his meetings with international human rights-related personalities. During his meeting, Al Marri stressed the great international response and their rejection of the human and human rights violations caused by the siege on Qatar, through statements condemning and denouncing the actions and decisions of the embargo countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain).
Revealing the movements of international humanitarian organizations to the need to lift the siege and not to link human rights issues with politics.
He assured them that the National Committee will continue to communicate with them to inform them of the latest developments in the human rights situation and the violations of the siege imposed on the citizens of the GCC countries.
While Dr. Al-Marri sees the opportunity to meet with the Ambassadors is an opportunity to express the solidarity of the National Committee for Human Rights with the joint families, which were deprived by the siege crisis of Ramadan’s Eid with their families. Especially women and children who have begun to prepare themselves for this occasion since the holy month of Ramadan