Africa

  • The Arab Federation for Human Rights Urges All to “Stand Up for Someone’s Rights” in Marking this year’s Human Rights Day 08 Dec 2016

    The Arab Federation for Human Rights Urges All to “Stand Up for Someone’s Rights” in Marking this year’s Human Rights Day

    The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) is delighted to join the international community and the United Nations in celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Human Rights Day commemorated annually on December 10th. It is a day that marks the anniversary (currently 68th) of the establishment of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the first global, widely accepted human rights document which specifies the fundamental rights for all that needs to be protected by everyone around the world.... read more


  • IGOHR Participates in Celebrating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 24 Nov 2016

    IGOHR Participates in Celebrating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) is delighted to take part in the celebrations in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women observed on November 25, 2016. Making this day, IGOHR strongly urges all governments, NGOs, civil society organizations and individuals to fight harder to prevent and end all forms of violence and discrimination against women. Such acts undermine the socio-economic and cultural values of our societies. Preventing and ending it is... read more


  • IGOHR Commemorates the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 10 Nov 2016

    IGOHR Commemorates the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) joined the Press and Media Outlets around the world and the international community to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. This day is observed to shed light on the violence and crimes committed against journalists worldwide on a daily basis which negatively impacts the global rights to freedom of speech and opinion. Journalists and media workers play a vital and essential role... read more


  • IGOHR Celebrates the 71st Anniversary of the United Nations 24 Oct 2016

    IGOHR Celebrates the 71st Anniversary of the United Nations

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) joins the international community to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the United Nations (UN) as the organization pledges anew its commitment to fulfill the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The United Nations Organization officially came into existence in 1945 following the adoption of the UN Chatter by the UN General Assembly and since 1948, October 24th has been universally celebrated as the United Nations Day. The UN comprises of 193 member... read more


  • IGOHR Celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child 13 Oct 2016

    IGOHR Celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) joins the international community and young girls around the world to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl Child. It pledges to continue to raise awareness on the different forms of discrimination and abuses faced by millions of girls worldwide and particularly the Middle East and North Africa. It is equally committed to fighting any forms of exploitation against girls and women in the region. The International... read more


  • IGOHR Marks the International Day of Non-Violence 06 Oct 2016

    IGOHR Marks the International Day of Non-Violence

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) commemorates with the international community the International Day of Non-Violence this October 2nd 2016. On this day, IGOHR calls on all citizens and members of social and political movements around the world to refrain from resorting to violence in order to achieve change. The organization equally urges all governments to refrain from the use of violence in suppressing peaceful protests and demonstrations by citizens demanding for change and to respect their... read more


  • IGOHR Commemorates the International Day of Democracy 15 Sep 2016

    IGOHR Commemorates the International Day of Democracy

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) joins the United nations and the international democratic community to celebrate the 8th anniversary of the International Day of Democracy under the theme: “Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. Democracy is a universal value based on the principles of liberalism, that is giving people the liberty, equality and freewill to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural systems and their full participation in all aspects of their lives.... read more


  • IGOHR Condemns Targeting of Civilians by Rebels inside Saudi Territory 31 Aug 2016

    IGOHR Condemns Targeting of Civilians by Rebels inside Saudi Territory

      The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) strongly condemns the ongoing crimes and attacks committed by “Houthis and Ali Saleh” militias against civilians in areas that borders Saudi Arabia and Yemen. This attacks which struck the commercial city of Najran in Saudi Arabia, lead to the death of at least 10 civilians including three children past few days as a result of their exposure to random shelling on residential areas and civilian places such as markets and... read more


  • IGOHR Marks the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade 30 Aug 2016

    IGOHR Marks the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) joined the UNESCO in commemorating the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition this past August 23rd 2016. It is an honor to remember those who fought for the abolition of this system which impacted negatively on the rights of individuals. On the night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo, the rebellion that played a critical role in ending the transatlantic slave trade... read more


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