Prosecute Those Behind Invasive Airport Searches, Says Qatar.

NDTV News provides latest news from India and the world. Get today’s news headlines from Business, Technology, Bollywood, Cricket, videos, photos, live news coverage and exclusive breaking news from India.

Qatar Says Will Prosecute Those Behind Invasive Searches On Women Flyers

Official statement said those responsible for violantions have been referred to Public Prosecution Office


Qatar said on Friday that those responsible for the invasive gynaecological searches of women passengers at Doha airport had been referred for prosecution over the "violations".

Women on 10 flights out of Doha were subject to the examinations as authorities searched for the mother of a newborn baby found abandoned in an airport bathroom on October 2.

"Those responsible for these violations and illegal actions have been referred to the Public Prosecution Office," the Government Communications Office said in a statement.

"The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior expressed the Government of the State of Qatar's sincerest apology for what some female travelers went through as a result of the measures.

New Zealand said late Thursday that one of its citizens was among the women subjected to the invasive examinations, labelling the action "completely unacceptable".


The incident occurred in early October but only came to light this week after affected Australian passengers spoke out.

Australia has since said 13 of its citizens had to endure the "appalling" examinations, Britain said it is providing support for two women, and AFP has learned a French woman was also affected.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

Цензор.НЕТ Загальна кількість випадків COVID-19 у Києві перевищила 61,6 тис. Цензор.НЕТ Динаміка захворюваності в столиці не зменшується. За минулу добу в Києві зафіксували ще 1422 випадки захворювання на COVID-19.
UAinfo ВВС: Авіакомпанії мають намір не пускати пасажирів без щеплень від Covid-19. UAinfo Очільник австралійської авіакомпанії Qantas Airlines Алан Джойс вважає, що в майбутньому довідка про щеплення від коронавірусу стане обов'язковою для всіх, хто хоче подорожувати.
Главком Міносвіти анонсувало підвищення зарплат вчителів Главком Підвищення зарплат освітян планується з січня ─ на 20%, а з липня ─ ще на 8,3%
Varta1 Президент України звільнив голову Буської райдержадміністрації. Varta1 Президент України Володимир Зеленський звільнив з посади голову Буської районної державної адміністрації Олега Коваля. Відповідне розпорядження підписане 23 листопада 2020 року, опубліковане на офіційному сайті. Звільнити КОВАЛЯ Олега Васильовича з посади…Президент України звільнив голову Буської райдержадміністрації(фото)
Finance.UA У терміналах Sistema можна здійснювати оплати понад 5 тисяч гривень завдяки застосунку Дія. Finance.UA Фінансова компанія Sistema спільно з Міністерством цифрової трансформації України запустила шеринг документів - можливість передачі даних біометричного закордонного паспорта за допомогою мобільного застосунку Дія.
Related news

Risk of Thanksgiving coronavirus spike ‘extremely high’ in U.

Experts say ignoring health guidelines could put greater stress on overburdened hospitals and lead to an even bigger spike in sickness and death over the holidays.

6 29

Shanghai Tackles Coronavirus Outbreak, Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled.

Hundreds of flights at one of China's busiest airports were cancelled Tuesday as Shanghai raced to bring a local coronavirus outbreak under control.


David Dinkins, first Black mayor of New York City, dies at 93.

Dinkins was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and other issues, losing his re-election bid to Rudy Giuliani in 1993.

6 14

Britain considering pulling judges from Hong Kong’s highest court, minister says.

The move would be Britain's latest response to what it considers China's breaches of its international obligations in the territory.

6 29

International Travelers To Be Vaccinated Against Covid, Says Qantas Chief.

International travelers will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to fly with Australia's Qantas, the company has said, the first major airline to suggest that such rules could become common across...

4 3

Oxford Vaccine Shot That Works Better In Smaller Doses Raises Questions.

The news reached Sarah Gilbert Saturday evening that the Covid-19 vaccine she's developed with AstraZeneca Plc appeared to work. But the University of Oxford professor had expected a key number: Was...

5 2

China's «Space Dream» : A Long March To The Moon

China's launch this week of an unmanned spacecraft aimed at bringing back lunar rocks -- the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from the Moon in four decades -- underlines just how far...


‘Jeopardy!’ champion Ken Jennings named 1st interim host after death of Alex Trebek.

Producers announced Monday that Jennings, who won 74 games in a row and claimed the show's ``Greatest of All Time'' title in a competition last year, will host episodes that air in January.

4 51

Elon Musk Overtakes «Sparring Partner» Bill Gates As Second-Richest.

Elon Musks year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Tesla Inc. co-founder passed Bill Gates to become the worlds second-richest person.

4 3

Biden Transition Formally Begins As Trump Says He Will Cooperate.

The General Services Administration acknowledged Joe Biden as the apparent winner of the presidential election on Monday, following weeks of inaction, and President Donald Trump called on his agencies...

4 1