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Navigating the Eastern Corridor: Migration Challenges and Human Rights Violations

Migration along the Eastern Corridor, a key route connecting East Africa and the Middle East, [...]

Impunity for Human Rights Violations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: An Ongoing Human Rights Crisis

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s human rights violations have been well documented, and yet impunity [...]

Mental Health Crisis in Yemen: A Call to Action for Global Support

As a consequence of prolonged conflict, displacement, and humanitarian emergency, Yemen is facing a severe [...]

Disability Rights in Saudi Prisons: The Case of Safar al-Hawali

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia claims to be prioritizing disability rights, including as part of [...]

The Persistent Discrimination Against the Baha’i Community in Qatar

The Baha’i community in Qatar has faced increasing discrimination and restrictions, raising concerns from international [...]

CEDAW Reviews Kuwait’s Gender Equality Progress: Commendation and Calls for Reform

Kuwait recently underwent review from the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) [...]

Bahrain and Kuwait Human Rights Cooperation

On 9 May 2024, Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Undersecretary of [...]

Saudi Arabia’s Repressive Measures Post-2011: A Critical Examination of the Kingdom’s Approach to Political Dissent

Since the onset of the 2011 Arab uprisings, Saudi Arabia, like Qatar, has refrained from [...]

Universal Periodic Review of Bahrain

As a concerned stakeholder deeply committed to the promotion and protection of human rights, the [...]

OHRC’s purpose Compromised: Government Influence Undermines Effectiveness and Independence

Ahead of their reviews for human rights organizations in Oman, MENA Rights Group and the [...]

Women in Sports in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia experience widespread discrimination in Saudi politics, economy, and society. According to [...]

The Forgotten Front: Yemen’s Education Crisis Two Years into the Truce

In April 2022, the United Nations facilitated a truce in the Yemen conflict, marking the [...]

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