The human rights activist said, how many people have suffered because of the Qatari crisis

© RIA Novosti / Abdulkader to Hadjerat in photobacteria in the vicinity of the amphitheatre in Doha, Qatar. Archival photoThe human rights activist said, how many people have suffered because of the Qatari crisis© RIA Novosti / Abdulkader to Harperite the image Bank

Over 13 thousand people suffered as a result of the restrictive measures imposed on 5 June in relation to Qatar from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, told journalists at a press conference on Friday, the Chairman of the National Committee of Qatar, human rights Smaih Ali bin al-Marri (Smaikh Ali bin Al-Marri).

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt on 5 June severed diplomatic relations with Doha and stopped with Qatar every message, accusing him of supporting terrorism and interference in their internal Affairs. Later on the rupture of diplomatic relations also said the Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania. Jordan and Djibouti have reduced the level of its diplomatic missions in Qatar. Senegal, Niger and Chad announced the withdrawal of ambassadors.

«At least 13314 people were directly affected by these decisions, including the violation of their rights to family reunification, the right to freedom of movement, education, employment, freedom of expression, residence and private property,» he said, calling the actions of the Gulf States, «the siege».

The Committee Friday presented in Geneva a report on human rights violations against Qatar from the Gulf States. In particular, for the period from June 5 to June 12 was recorded over 1064 complaints of human rights violations against citizens of the four Gulf States, and also foreigners from other countries. The largest number of them — 282 case — a ban on freedom of movement (212 of them from Saudi Arabia).

At the same time, it is noted that the government of Qatar has not taken any action against the citizens of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, and the Committee has not received any complaints from their side.

The national Committee therefore encourages the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights to send to the Qatar mission to monitor human rights violations, and the government of Qatar — to apply to the UN Security Council and demand lifting of the blockade on the country.