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National Human Rights Committee Lajnah al-Waṭanīyah li-Ḥuqūq al-Insān

Alternate Title Lajnah al-Waṭanīyah li-Ḥuqūq al-Insān; NHRC
Creator Qatar. Lajnah al-Waṭanīyah li-Ḥuqūq al-Insān
Organization Type National human rights institutions
Organization Based In Qatar
Geographic Focus Qatar
Subjects National human rights institutions; Human rights (General)
Summary The purpose of the National Human Rights Committee is to uphold and promote human rights in the international treaties which the State of Qatar has acceded to; provide advice to the Qatari government on human rights; receive, record and investigate violations of human rights in Qatar; monitor records and reports by international organizations and NGOs on human rights situtation in Qatar; prepare annual reports on human rights situations in Qatar; raise awareness of human rights in society and among relevant government agencies.
Languages English; Arabic