Bahrain’s Consultative Council honors Ms. Al-Basha [Archives:2005/881/Local News]

September 29 2005

SANA'A- Sept. 27- The Bahraini Consultative Council granted the council's plaque to Ms. Amal al-Basha, Head of the Arab Sisters Forum for Human Rights and Regional coordinator of the International Criminal Court's Coalition in the Middle East and North Africa.

Ms. Al-Basha was awarded the council's plaque in recognition of her efforts over the last five years for the sake of defending and protecting human rights in Yemen and the Arab world.

Ms. Al-Basha was honored during her visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain within the framework of the activities of a world delegation for eradicating torture, represented by the International Human Rights

Coalition. This coalition scrutinizes the situation of human rights advocates and activists, as well as the functions of human rights organizations, the non-governmental organizations and political societies operating in Bahrain.