Articles for Qatar

On September 20, 2019, in a joint oral statement delivered before the Human Rights Council for the adoption of the outcome of Qatar’s Universal Periodic Review, a group of 9 NGOs expressed concern over the lack of endorsement of a range of recommendations of UN Member States related to the situation of migrant workers, stateless persons, and freedom of speech.

During its review on May 15, 2019, Qatar received recommendations from 104 states on issues including counter-terrorism legislation, freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, women’s rights and the rights of migrant workers.