The NHRC welcomes the statement of the Public Prosecution office regarding finding an abandoned newborn at Hamad International Airport
November 23, 2020
The National Human Rights Committee welcomed what was stated in the Public Prosecution’s statement regarding finding an abandoned newborn at Hamad International Airport, and the committee appreciated the efforts made by the competent authorities to uncover the uncertainty surrounding that incident, and the National Human Rights Committee also praised the emergency medical interventions taken by government agencies to save the girl’s life.
Mr. Abdullah Al-Mahmoud, head of the Media and Public Relations Unit at the National Human Rights Committee, said: The statement of the Public Prosecution uncovered the uncertainty surrounding that incident and emphasized the abuses and actions of some airport officers with regard to the measures taken against some female travelers are individual.
Al-Mahmoud said: This incident shook the conscience of all members of society and indicated that uncovered the uncertainty surrounding that incident caused great satisfaction to the public. Residents and visitors; pointing out that the National Human Rights Committee, according to its terms of reference and mandate works to promote and protect human rights at the national level, for all individuals and groups within Qatar, including citizens, residents, and visitors as well as everyone under the legal jurisdiction of the State of Qatar. The NHRC also calls on the competent authorities to exert more effort and provide all kinds of special care for children, based on local laws and the Convention on the Rights of the Child adopted by the United Nations in 1989, including the child’s right to protection and the right to be registered immediately after birth and all The rest of the rights stipulated.