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Conferences and Seminars

Date: 22 January, 2018                      Time: 09:30 am—11:00 am Location: Human Rights Council, Geneva During this symposium, the Arab Federation for Human Rights will present a report on the current human rights situation in the UAE. The focus will draw on all that was achieved in accordance with the agenda of …

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Date: 19 January, 2018                                                          Time: 11:00 am—12:30 pm Location: Human Rights Council, Geneva This symposium will focus on the positive aspects of the reforms adopted by certain Gulf countries, specifically the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and how this will impact and improve human rights …

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Human rights activists strongly criticized organizations that have published reports alleging the existence of secret prisons in Yemen and called on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to establish a mechanism to hold these organizations accountable. The call was made at a seminar organized by the Arab Federation for …

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) held an international press conference at the Swiss Press Club in Geneva on September 20th 2017, on the sidelines of the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council, during which it launched a comprehensive report entitled “Qatar 2022: World Cup or World …

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At a seminar organized by the Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) at the UN Human Rights Council’s headquarters on September 18th 2017, on the sidelines of the 36th session of the Council, discussions were held on the relationship between “media and terrorism in the Middle East and the role …

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) revealed the devastating humanitarian impact of the Houthi militias’ use of mines against civilians in Yemen. Fifteen minutes were sufficient to inform human rights organizations about violations by the Houthis’ use of mines in the conflict in Yemen and the state of Iran’s …

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Advocates giving priority to “human and state security” on human rights, a notable victory at the corridors of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. In a seminar organized by the Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) on the sidelines of its participation in the 34th session of the …

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The Arab Federation for Human Rights (AFHR) organized a symposium on “Women and Children Rights in the Arab Region” at the UN headquarters in Geneva on the sidelines of its participation in the 34th session of the Human Rights Council. A documentary film was presented during the seminar which provided …

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In its 3rd side-event at the 33rd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council at the Palace of Nations, Geneva, the Arab Federation for Human Rights addressed the violations of human rights and war crimes in Yemen and the responsibility for these atrocities by the Al-Houthi insurgency and forces …

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