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“Human Rights Situation in Qatar”-at the side event of the 49th Human Rights Council Session

“Human Rights Situation in Qatar”- at the side event of the 49th Human Rights Council Session  Our Director’s keynote speech at the side event of the 49th Human Rights Council Session organised by Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights on 24 March 2022.  Thank you very much for the invitation to discuss the human rights situation in Qatar. To keep things simple, I’d like to describe three reasons for optimism and three for pessimism.I’m optimistic about the human rights situation because in 2018 Qatar finally signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the Covenant on Economic, Social…