Europe & America

  • IGOHR Strongly Denounce the Suicide Explosion that Claimed 22 lives in Manchester, UK 23 May 2017

    IGOHR Strongly Denounce the Suicide Explosion that Claimed 22 lives in Manchester, UK

      The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) condemns in its strongest terms the suicide bomb explosion that took place in a concert at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK that claimed the lives of at least 22 people including children.  IGOHR reckons that such a horrific attack is aim at creating fear and terror among a peaceful democratic society and is unacceptable under international human rights standards. The recent terrorist incident occurred few moments after the end... read more


  • IGOHR Urges all Governments to Enact more Legislation to Protect Children against Violence and Discrimination Worldwide 22 May 2017

    IGOHR Urges all Governments to Enact more Legislation to Protect Children against Violence and Discrimination Worldwide

      The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) welcomes the release of the 2017 KidRights Index report published by the KidsRights Foundation which is a global index which ranks how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve children’s rights. IGOHR views such an index as imperative in the field of children’s rights because it helps state parties to the Convention of the rights of the Child identify their obligations pertaining to the implementation of the provisions in... read more


  • IGOHR Call on World Governments to Ratify the ILO’s Protocol on Forced Labour on International Worker’s Day 01 May 2017

    IGOHR Call on World Governments to Ratify the ILO’s Protocol on Forced Labour on International Worker’s Day

      The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) joins the international community to celebrate the International Worker’s Day also known as Labour’s Day this 1st May 2017. On this day, IGOHR is calling on the all governments around the world – especially those in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – to ratify the ILO’s Protocol on Forced Labor as well as to enact and implement policies that will protect their citizens or migrant workers from modern slavery. Although... read more


  • IGOHR Views the European Union’s Ruling on Religious Symbols as Discriminatory Against Muslim Women and Against Religious Minority Groups in Europe 11 Apr 2017

    IGOHR Views the European Union’s Ruling on Religious Symbols as Discriminatory Against Muslim Women and Against Religious Minority Groups in Europe

      The International Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) is alarmed and startled by the by the new ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that grants companies the right to ban employees from wearing any religious or political symbols in the workplace including the “hijab” – the headscarf worn by Muslim women. IGOHR considers this ruling as not only a discrimination against women preventing them to achieve their employability potentials but it’s equally a violation on the religious... read more


  • IGOHR Denounces Suspected Terror Attack in Stockholm, Sweden 09 Apr 2017

    IGOHR Denounces Suspected Terror Attack in Stockholm, Sweden

      The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) strongly denounces the suspected terrorist attack in Stockholm, Sweden which resulted in the death of four people in one of the capital’s busiest streets. The incident involved an assailant who acted alone – but believed to be “inspired by international terrorism” – by hijacking a truck and drove it into pedestrians Drottninggatan (Queen Street) and later crashed into a department store killing at least four civilians and injuring dozens of... read more


  • IGOHR Celebrates the International Women’s Day March 8th 2017 08 Mar 2017

    IGOHR Celebrates the International Women’s Day March 8th 2017

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) is delighted to join women movements around the world to commemorate the International Women’s Day this March 8th 2017. IGOHR stresses that it a day not only to recognize and honor the achievements of women but also to highlight the plight of women facing obstacles while they challenge the status quo and excel despite the hurdles. It is equally a day to expose the sufferings women – especially those in Arab... read more


  • IGOHR Strongly Condemns the Series of Shocking Terrorist Attacks in Middle East and Europe 22 Dec 2016

    IGOHR Strongly Condemns the Series of Shocking Terrorist Attacks in Middle East and Europe

    The International Gulf Organization for Human Rights (IGOHR) vehemently denounces all the series of terrorist attacks that took place in the Middle East and Europe – Yemen, Jordan, Turkey, Germany and Switzerland– that shock the world. The organization expresses its complete disapproval of all forms of violence and terrorism and considers these criminal acts targeting security personnel, high diplomat officials and innocent civilians are unacceptable and incompatible with human right principles, ethical and human values such as peace, harmony... read more


  • 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


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