Emirates Leaks

Exclusive: The Emirates lobby in Brussels incites against Kuwait

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Reliable sources revealed the systematic incitement practised by the Emirates lobby in Brussels against Kuwait and led to European criticism of human rights.

The sources told Emirates Leaks that the Emirates lobby in Brussels has recently been intensively active with members of the European Parliament to incite against Kuwait and take opposing positions on it.

The sources stated that the UAE lobby’s actions focused primarily on European Parliament member Ernst Ortasson through a suspicious relationship between the two parties, leading to a negative European position on Kuwait.

According to the sources, the moves against Kuwait were led by Ramadan Abu Jazar, a man close to Mohammed Dahlan, advisor to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed.

Abu Jazar presents himself to the media as the director of the “Brussels International Center for Research and Human Rights BIC”, a fake institution that he set up with Emirati funds to launch incitement campaigns against Abu Dhabi’s opponents.

European criticism inspired by the UAE

Identical sources highlight that the UAE is taking very aggressive undeclared positions against Kuwait in retaliation for its positions over the years in ending the Gulf crisis and confronting Abu Dhabi’s plots to divide the Gulf house.

A note issued by members of the European Parliament criticized what it described as “the continuing problems in Kuwait concerning the Bedoon community.”

The memo claimed that residents of Kuwait face “ongoing discrimination and abuse, with Bedoon not only being denied citizenship, but also basic rights, such as public education, health care, and legal employment.”

The memorandum claimed that nationality laws are “restricted” in Kuwait so that a Kuwaiti mother is prevented from passing on Kuwaiti nationality to her child, meaning that children born to a Kuwaiti mother and a Bidoon father are deprived of citizenship.

It stated that in light of the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bidoon community is facing additional harsh challenges, such as being denied access to government clinics and hospitals.

It considered that “this structural discrimination and social stigma suffered by the Bidoons puts them in a vulnerable position as the Covid-19 pandemic spreads throughout Kuwait and is a direct violation of Article 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.”

Furthermore, the memo claimed that the Kuwaiti authorities “over the years used repressive measures to silence human rights defenders protesting the right to citizenship.”

Who is Ramadan Abu Jazar?

Ramadan Abu Hazar is the coordinator of the so-called Freedom Campaign for Palestine in Brussels and is considered one of the most prominent men of Muhammad Dahlan in Europe.

Abu Jazar is involved in recruiting Palestinian youth in Europe to work in the Dahlan movement and falsely sells himself as an expert in international law.

Abu Jazar worked in the International Network for Rights and Development, a security organization under the slogan of human rights. Dahlan established to serve the Emirates before it failed and was replaced by an institution called the Arab Federation for Human Rights.

He also worked on holding seminars and coordinating some Egyptian and Emirati delegations to meet with European officials and members of the European Parliament.

Abu Jazar has appeared in the UAE-funded media to defend authoritarian regimes such as Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Egypt and launch propaganda campaigns for them and attack their opponents.