2017 Oct 18 Wed, 06:12:42 pm

Arab Federation for Human Rights denounces Qatar’s authoritarian practices against opponents

Geneva, 18th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The Arab Federation for Human Rights, AFHR, has expressed profound concern over Qatar’s continuous campaign of repression and persecution against peaceful dissidents in the Gulf State since June 5th 2017, the start date of the Arab boycott due to its support and funding for terrorism. The Geneva - based federation denounced, in a statement released today, Qatar’s authoritarian practices against its opponents without any legal and arbitrary justification. It called on the UN Human Rights Council to intervene urgently...