Tag: Human Rights

Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin Answers Questions on Human Rights in Bahrain

Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin Answers Questions on Human Rights in Bahrain

27 January 2020 – On Tuesday 21 January 2020, Belgium’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence Philippe Goffin was questioned by Belgium’s Ecolo Groen party Minister Samuel Cogolati regarding Bahrain and its human rights violations. Minister Cogolati’s statement begins by highlighting the human rights crisis in Bahrain, stating that “the […]

Kuwaiti Government’s Crackdown on the Bidoon

Kuwaiti Government’s Crackdown on the Bidoon

Kuwait is home to one of the largest groups of stateless people in the world: the Bidoon. Bidoon is a literal translation of the Arabic word for ‘without’, as it refers to being without a state or nation. More than 100,000 Bidoon live in Kuwait. The Kuwaiti government purposely avoided […]

Hungry children in Yemen wait for aid.

UN Special Procedures Publish Allegation Letter to Saudi Arabia on Negative Impact of International Military Intervention on the Enjoyment of Human Rights in Yemen

On 4 October 2019, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food; Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health; Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order; and Special Rapporteur on the human […]