ADHRB Executive Director Delivers Intervention on Suppression of Free Speech in Qatar

On 22 June 2015 ADHRB Executive Director Husain Abdulla delivered an oral intervention during the Item 2 & 3 General Debate at the 29th Session of the United Nation Human Rights Council.  The intervention focused on the suppression of free speech in Gulf States.  Access a PDF of it in English here. الرجاء الضغط هنا لقراءة هذه الرسالة[…]

No Country for Outsiders: Qatar Detains Human Rights Defenders

On 31 August 2014, Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev disappeared from Doha, Qatar, just before they were supposed to board their plane to leave the country. The pair of human rights defenders were in the country researching the plight of migrant workers in the Gulf emirate. Shortly before their disappearance, the researchers communicated to their[…]