Tag: Saudi Arabia

Except Allah helps Uyghur Muslims

  A group of 22 nations signed a letter addressed to the president of the UN Human Rights Council and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling on China to end its massive detention program in Xinjiang The signatories expressed concern about “credible reports of arbitrary detention” in Xinjiang…

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Gulf crisis: Qatar FM in Kuwait to respond to demands

Response will be the focus of a meeting on Wednesday between ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has previously dismissed the list of demands [Maxim Shemetov/Reuters] Qatar’s foreign minister has arrived in Kuwait to hand over the state’s response to the list of 13…

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Saudi bloc gives Qatar 48 more hours to accept demands

Foreign ministers of nations boycotting Qatar will meet in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss their next steps. Kuwait’s emir has been mediating between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours to end the blockade [File: EPA] Saudi Arabia and three allies boycotting Qatar have agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend by 48 hours Sunday’s deadline…

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Law firm hired by Qatar to probe violations from blockade

Lalive will pursue the cases of some 2,450 citizens and foreign residents hit by the anti-Qatar measures. Barbara Bibbo Qatari officials meet with lawyers from the international law firm Lalive in Geneva [Ayache Derradji/Al Jazeera] Geneva, Switzerland – The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) in Qatar has hired a Swiss law firm…

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