International organizations are required to make considerable moves far more than just condemnation and denunciation
The State of Qatar’s move to prosecute the UAE is important and practical in order to expedite the lifting of the injustice and redress for the victims of the blockade
Saudi authorities continue to violate the right to religious practice
Dispersal of families is a new violation added to the record of racist acts in the history of mankind
International organizations are required to perform greater roles with the force of law to put pressure on the blockading countries to fulfil their international obligations
The position of Prince Zeid bin Raad have been characterized by neutrality and movement for human rights in the Gulf crisis
Geneva: 18-19 June 2018
Dr. Ali bin Smaikh Al-Marri, Chairman of the National Human rights Committee, called on the United Nations, international organizations and parliaments to expediting holding the countries of the blockade accountable for the humanitarian violations and called for accelerating the process of redress for the victims of the blockade on Qatar. The State of Qatar is taking legal action against the United Arab Emirates before the Court of Justice for its continuing violations of human rights against the State of Qatar and its citizens. The International Court of Justice calls on the UAE to fulfil its obligations under international laws and take immediate action to protect Qataris from any future damage that cannot be repaired.
This was followed by a series of meetings held yesterday with Prince Zeid Ra’ad Ra’ad, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Beatrice Chamorro, President of the Special Procedures, Mr. Valentin Zell Weiger, Swiss Ambassador to the United Nations, and Mr. Karl Haligard, Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations. While Dr. Al-Marri expressed his thanks to Prince Zeid bin Raad, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, for his great efforts during his term of office which is due to end next August, praising the great role he played to promote and protect human rights in the world and the Arab region; pointing out that the High Commissioner faced many difficulties in complete independence and credibility.
Al Marri handed over to The High Commissioner for Human Rights the report of the National Human Rights Committee, documenting general violations of the blockade, including the denial of thousands of citizens and residents of the State of Qatar to perform the age of the month of Ramadan and stopped electronic registration for those wishing to perform Hajj for the season.
Ali bin Smaikh called for the need for urgent intervention by the international community to resolve the Gulf crisis, which with no doubt affect human rights. He said that we renew our call for the importance of neutralize the rights of communities and individuals from political disputes, pointing out that international organizations are required to play greater roles and deal with the force of law to put pressure on the blockading countries to fulfil their international obligations. there should be more steps than just condemning those practices that all the missions of international organizations and parliaments that visited the State of Qatar during a year of blocked have unanimously stood out as arbitrary unilateral actions and gross violations of human rights.