Category: blockade

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UN entreated to implement findings on Qatar blockade

Qatar’s Human Rights Committee has called on the UN to “immediately” implement the findings of a report which concluded that a blockade imposed by neighbouring countries against Doha was “without legal basis”. The National Committee for Human Rights (NHRC) called on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) to implement the findings of the…

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Euro-med urges GCC international locations to amass Qatar blockade

Geneva, Switzerland – Supplies of essential medical equipment and medicines, including essential antivenom doses, are not reaching Qatar due to the Saudi-led blockade, a human  rights organisation has said. Most of the international pharmaceutical supply companies trading with Qatar come from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one of the countries involved in the blockade, which has…

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Qatar seeks global arbitration to atomize blockade

Qatar has begun seeking international arbitration in an attempt to end the blockade imposed by three of its Gulf neighbours and Egypt. Foreign ministry spokesperson Lulwa Al Khater announced the moves on Wednesday, days after a UN investigation said the blockade was negatively impacting the people of the region. “We have already begun moving internationally to seek…

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Qatar: UN affirm proof Saudi-led blockade illegal

A blockade against Qatar by several fellow members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is arbitrary and negatively impacting the people of the region, according to a new UN investigation. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, as well as Egypt, cut diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar in June last year,…