Category Archives: Legal

Open letter to the Emirati authorities to free human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor on his 50th birthday

Civil society organisations have called upon the UAE government to immediately and unconditionally release human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor, whose life they believe may be at risk following beatings and hunger strikes to protest deplorable and inhumane prison conditions.

This …

Saudi affirms support for rule of law, promotion of human rights

New York, Saudi Arabia has affirmed its commitment to supporting the rule of law, “which promotes respect for international humanitarian law for the betterment of humanity,” reported the Saudi Press Agency, SPA.

In a speech before the sixth committee of …

Minister of Climate Change and Environment: UAE to Pass Federal Law on Climate to Mainstream Adaptation, Resilience across Sectors

On the sidelines of the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, announced that the UAE will pass a federal law on climate that sets …

Saudi Arabia, Pakistan reviewing regional developments

JEDDAH, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, received here today the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, currently on a visit to the Kingdom.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister of Pakistan condemned the …

Mohammed bin Rashid issues Law on ‘Erada Centre for Treatment and Rehab’

DUBAI, In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, has issued Law No. 05 of 2019 on the Erada Centre for Treatment and Rehab, an organisation tasked …