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GCC rejects European Parliament resolution, calls for non-politicization of human rights issues

Riyadh. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has condemned and rejected the resolution issued by the European Parliament on human rights in Bahrain, citing false allegations and fallacies based on dishonest sources seeking to harm the Kingdom’s human rights reputation.   GCC Secretary-General Dr. Nayef Al Hajraf stressed the belief and keenness of the GCC countries […]

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UAE Resolution on International Day for Human Fraternity Adopted by UN

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted by consensus a resolution proclaiming 4 February as “International Day for Human Fraternity.” The initiative was introduced by the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and as a result the international community will observe International Day […]

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Emirates Red Crescent, International Committee of Red Cross hold workshop on international humanitarian law

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has organised a workshop on the principles of international humanitarian law, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC. The three-day workshop, which was attended by ERC employees and volunteers, took place via video conference and reviewed papers presented by the ERC and the ICRC on international […]