Madrid 22 Oct. 2017 (NHRC)
Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri , Chiarman, National Human Rights Committee has urged the Spanish government to use it’s influence on blocked countries to end grave violations of human rights.
Dr. Ali bin Samikh AlMarri is in Spain where he met with Spanish parliamentarians, government and human rights officials, officials of the International human rights bodies and senior journalists . Dr. AlMarri urged on parliamentarians to send their delegation of the parliamentarians to identify themselves the serious violations of human rights and to hold direct meetings with the victims of the siege. He told that earlier, representatives of the British Parliament, members of Congress and the representatives of many international human rights organisations had visited Qatar.
He asked to Spanish government during their meetings with the blocked countries to raise the question of siege and to lift the embargo at earliest with out any condition.
He paid his thanks to Spanish officials on the understanding of the gravity of the issue and to put more pressure on the siege countries .
Dr. Ali ALMarri met Director of Department of Human Rights of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and asked to exert more pressure and to compel the siege countries to comply with calls from the international community to lift the unjust and illegal siege imposed on the citizens and residents of Qatar.
Dr. Ali bin Samikh AlMarri held separate meetings with Pilar Rojo, Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Representatives and with Manuel G. A, Chairman, Senate Justice Committee of Spain. He reiterated his confidence in the role that parliamentarians can play locally, regionally and within the European Parliament to put an end to the serious violations caused by the blockade .
He briefed Spanish public attorney of the repercussions of the siege and its grave humanitarian impact., He also briefed on the efforts of NHRC since the beginning of the crisis and raising voices of the victims from the siege to the public attention at different international platforms.
He asked Spanish Public Attorney to raise the issue of the unjust siege in the parliament and during meetings with Spanish government officials. Dr AlMarri praised Public Attorney role in the promotion and protection of human rights.
In his meetings with representatives of human rights organisations in Madrid, Dr AlMarri briefed them of the grave violations that citizens and residents of Qatar have been suffering since nearly five months under the siege against all international conventions and appeals by the international community and human rights organisations.