Category Archives: Countries

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 [...]

Bahrain: Joint Letter on Human Rights Situation to Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Re: Upcoming 56th Session of the Human Rights Council 30 May 2024 Your Excellencies, Ahead [...]

Gender Discrimination in Qatar’s Nationality Laws

Qatar’s discriminatory laws and practices against women have long been documented by Human Rights Watch [...]

The Saudi-Led Blockade in Yemen and their Dark War Crimes: A Human Rights Crisis

Introduction The European Center for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) is deeply concerned about the [...]

Bahrain Land Reclamation

The Kingdom of Bahrain, a small archipelago situated in the Arabian Gulf, is composed of [...]

Ensuring Compliance with the Paris Principles: A Critical Review of the UAE National Human Rights Institution

The Principles Relating to the Status of National Human Rights Institutions, known as Paris Principles, [...]

Bahrain’s Pardons: A step forward, but questions remain

Bahrain’s recent decision to pardon 1,584 prisoners, many of whom were unjustly detained, has sparked [...]

Female Genital Mutilation in Yemen’s Cultural Landscape

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a hidden yet persisting reality in Yemen, deeply rooted within [...]