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Qatar’s Global Advocacy for Peace and Humanity, But Ignores Domestic Concerns

Qatar has pledged 3 million dollars to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights to [...]

Examining Human Trafficking Concerns in Oman: The Case of Punjabi Women

In recent years, Oman has been the scene of a disturbing reality of exploitation and [...]

Qatar and the use of Sports-Washing

In 2022, Qatar held the FIFA World Cup, the most watched and celebrated football tournament [...]

Cyber Surveillance in the United Arab Emirates: Updated Assessment

Since the First Arab Spring in 2011, the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) [...]

A new Qatar that respects the rights of migrant workers or yet another facade to hide human rights violations?

At the 112th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the [...]

Is Qatar’s New Migrant Worker Pact with Bangladesh Enough?

On Tuesday 23 April 2024, the Emir of Qatar visited Dhaka where he signed a [...]

Silencing Dissent: The Case of Loujain Al Hathloul and Digital Violence in Saudi Arabia

In the realm of human rights advocacy, few cases resonate as loudly as that of [...]

Qatar’s Pandemic Paradox: Using COVID-19 Measures to Mask Migrant Right Violations

In 2020, Qatar was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), experiencing one of the [...]

Saudi Arabia’s Greenwashing on Earth Day

Following International Mother Earth Day, environmental activities and sustainable practices become the focus of global [...]

Waleed Abu al-Khair: 10 years after his unlawful arrest

On 15 April 2014, Waleed Abu al-Khair, a Saudi human rights advocate, lawyer and founder [...]

Rape, abuse, isolation: unveiling the horrors of migrants women’ condition in Saudi Arabia

“He came and raped me. And he continued raping me over the coming months until [...]

The Long Quest for Justice: Two Decades Since Iraqi Detainee Abuse

Twenty one years have passed since the haunting images emerged from the infamous Abu Ghraib [...]

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