Dr. Saqqaf’s First Death Anniversary Commemorated [Archives:2000/23/Front Page]

June 5 2000

Hundreds of Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf lovers, composed of his friends, relatives, ministers, ambassadors, diplomats, members of parliament, members of the comsultative council, and others from various sectors of the community attended his first death anniversary held last Saturday. As the founder of Yemen Times, and the Chairman of the Human Rights and NGOs Committee of the Consultative Council (CC), Dr. Saqqaf had great influence in the field of journalism, human rights, and civil society. The ceremony, which was under the auspices of Mr. Abdulaziz Abdulghani, included statements and speeches by Walid A. Al-Saqqaf, Chief Editor of Yemen Times, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdulghani, Chairman of the CC, Mr. Abdulhameed Al-Haddi, member of the Human Rights and NGOs Committee of the CC, Mr. Mohamed Al-Maitami, Mr. Sa’ib Sallam, and Poet Abdulwas’i Al-Saqqaf.
The ceremony also included a memorable brief documentary presentation about the life of Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf, explaining his start, his academic, and professional career.
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