Qatar seeks international mechanism to stop arbitrary measures against people Mar 09, 2018 0 1426 12345 Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) is planning to organise an international event to discuss the unilateral measures being taken against people and develop an international mechanism to deal with this matter, NHRC Chairman HE Dr Ali bin Smaikh al Marri has said.The NHRC chief's announcement came after he held a series of meetings in Geneva on Thursday.He said protecting just causes of people is a humanitarian duty that must not be overlooked by international organisations, parliaments and international associations. Marri called on the international community to intervene to address the humanitarian violations resulting from the siege imposed on Qatar. He called on European Parliament to issue a"European and international declaration" prohibiting unilateral arbitrary measures against people and an international mechanism to address such actions. He said there are signs that the blockading countries want to prolong the crisis. (tnn) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Qatar, Bulgaria sign pacts to cement ties Mar 09, 2018 0 2158 Qatar may be small in size, but we have great minds and hearts that care about people: FM Mar 09, 2018 2 7508 Emir seeks to build EU-style security pact for Middle East region, says GCO Director Mar 09, 2018 0 1492 Al Jazeera rejects baseless claims by US lawmakers Tribune News Network Doha Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) has rejected baseless claims by a number of US lawmakers against the channel. In a statement, AJMN said,"The channel has provided multi-award winning news .. 'Kuwait Emir's efforts succeeded in preventing Gulf row escalation' QNA Kuwait The efforts exerted by Kuwait Emir HH Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah to prevent the escalation of the Gulf dispute were a success, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al Jarallah said on Wednesday. .. Attiyah, British Def Secy discuss ways to enhance military ties Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs HE Dr Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah received a telephone call from British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson on Thursday. The two sides reviewed the ..