Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Qatar
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, to the U.S. Congress. The law provides that the Secretary of State shall transmit a "full and complete report regarding the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act." Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Univeral Declaration of Human Rights. (website).

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - Qatar

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Qatar, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.


Research & Statistics

Annual Abstract

These abstracts contain two major sections, population and social statistics and economics statistics. Users can find a variety of information about Qatar, including a subsection on judicial and security services. An abstract is found for 1971 through 2007.

Overseas Security Advisory Council - Crime & Safety Report (2010)
       www.osac.gov/Pages/ContentReportDetails.aspx?cid=9190

This Crime & Safety Report is an annual report written by United States Regional Security Officers about the current environment in Qatar.