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Qatar’s National Human Rights Committee, recommending the closure of detention centers in its annual report. Those held at such facilities are sometimes held for unnecessarily long periods of time and are vulnerable to abuse, the report stated. 

The Peninsula reports:

The NHRC said it is in favour of quick repatriation of people who are to be sent home. They must not be made to wait for long since that amounts to suppressing their freedom.

If at all, there should be ‘respectable’ shelters where those being repatriated should be kept for brief periods and then sent home, Al Sharq reported yesterday.

The committee also pushed for the implementation of a new media law and said it had drafted a law proposing that the offspring of Qatari women married to foreigners be given nationality.