NIHR’s Committee on Complaints, Monitoring and Follow-up convenes its 4th Regular Meeting

09 Aug 2017

The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR)’s Committee on Complaints, Monitoring and Follow-up, under the chairpersonship of Mrs. Dina Abdul-Rahman Al-Lazi and membership of Mrs. Rawda Salman Al-Aradi, convened its 4th regular meeting, where the Committee discussed the overall complaints as well as requests for assistance and legal advice recently received by the NIHR’s Committee since its last meeting, where the standard actions were taken thereon and the concerned authorities were approached for follow-up.

During the meeting, the Committee decided to make declared and undeclared visits to a number of places of detention and arrest during the coming period until the end of this year, pursuant to the NIHR’s Establishment Law, which stipulates that”  “NIHR shall conduct declared and undeclared visits to monitor the human rights situation in the correctional institutions, places of detention, labor gatherings, health and educational institutions and any other public place suspected of being a site of human rights violations”.