Friday 30 January 2015
 
»
Tag
 
»
human

Humans push planet beyond boundaries towards ‘danger zone’

Human activity has pushed the planet across four of nine environmental boundaries, sending the world towards a ‘danger zone,’ according to a study published in the journal Science. Climate change, biodiversity loss, ch

More…

Bahraini rights groups set up Gulf coalition

A new pan-Gulf human rights organisation has been formed by founding members including two Bahraini campaign groups. The Gulf Association for Rights and Freedom (GARF) is a Bahraini initiative that includes the Bahrain Human Right

More…

Bahrain wins top EU rights honour

A major human rights award will be presented to two Bahraini institutions by the European Union (EU) in a ceremony next week. The Interior Ministry Ombudsman and the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), Bahrain's main

More…

UK hails Bahrian’s human rights success

Bahrain has been praised for its 'real efforts' in the area of human rights by the UK government. In its latest Human Rights and Democracy Report, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) outlined the steps taken by B

More…

Qatar tops in human development index

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar were ranked in the very high’ category in the United Nations Human Development Index (UNHDI), said a leading expert. Karim Daoud, managing director of Pearson’s Middle East Hub, said the

More…

Bahrain official 'pockets bribe to drop charges'

A top government official in Bahrain arrested in connection with corruption had allegedly pocketed BD12,000 ($31,633.9) for dropping human trafficking charges against a restaurant. The Bahraini, who was the director of inspections

More…

Intermat unveils ‘Human Nature’ collection

Leading carpet tile manufacturer Interface has launched its latest collection Human Nature, designed by David Oakey, Interface collaborator and world leader in sustainable design practices.     Available glo

More…

UN council praises Bahrain's rights record

The UN's Human Rights Council has praised Bahrain for taking "positive steps" in improving its human rights record.   Forty-six members of the council yesterday urged Bahrain to allow the Office of

More…

Torture claims in Bahrain to be probed

A high-level committee has been formed to probe allegations of torture and arbitrary arrests made by an opposition group.   Al Wefaq National Islamic Society released its annual human rights report yesterday whic

More…

NIHR report on violations to be released

A report documenting alleged human rights violations faced by Bahrainis and expatriates since the unrest in 2011 has been completed.   The first report of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) will be

More…
 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads