Human Rights Watch and the UK-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) have censured Bahraini officials for failing to provide adequate medical care to jailed political activists, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its clampdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the kingdom.
A Europe-based organization seeking to promote human rights in Saudi Arabia says the kingdom continues to violate human rights and freedom of religion, warning that Saudi officials plan to execute dozens of imprisoned political dissidents.
Human Rights Watch says Saudi-led coalition naval forces have killed dozens of Yemeni fishermen, including children, and arrested more than 100 others, some of whom were tortured in custody in Saudi Arabia in 2018.
China said it strongly opposes what it calls “erroneous” claims made by Chairman of the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel, who criticized China’s Communist Party over its position on protests in Hong Kong.
A high-ranking Qatari official says the says the continuation of a dispute initiated by a Saudi-led quartet of Arab states with her country would heighten the risk of human rights violations, and undermine the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC).
The British government’s cuts to welfare over the past decade have caused a “hunger crisis” by leaving tens of thousands of poor families across the country without enough food to eat, according to a damning report by Human Rights Watch.
The United Nations human rights chief has condemned the recent mass execution of nearly 40 people in a single day across Saudi Arabia, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against dissidents widens in the kingdom.
A high-ranking member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) says a US decision to drop Israeli-occupied designation from the Golan Heights and Palestinian territories in its latest annual human rights report is meant to whitewash the Israeli occupation and human rights violations against the Palestinian nation.
Tehran dismisses the Iran section of the US administration's annual "human rights" report as untrue and politically motivated, saying Washington has turned into the "biggest violator" of the Iranian people's human rights by slapping the nation with unlawful economic sanctions.
The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights rejected recent allegations leveled against the country by the United Nation’s special rapporteur as “baseless,” saying the person is misusing his position to make propaganda against the Islamic Republic.