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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 […]

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The National Human Rights Committee Holds its 3rd Meeting

His Excellency Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, Assistant Minister for Human Rights and International Law, Vice-Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee, chaired the committee’s third meeting in the presence of representatives of various entities to review the UAE’s efforts in strengthening and protecting human rights against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this […]

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NIHR Chief: Human rights among Bahrain’s national fundamentals

Manama, Chairperson of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), Maria Khoury, has stressed that Bahrain is interested in human rights as they are an integral part of the national fundamentals, noting that guaranteeing civil and political rights and liberties emanates from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s sound vision.   She underlined […]