HRITC Organizes Human Rights Course for Journalists [Archives:2000/30/Local News]

July 24 2000

Human rights Information & Training Center (Hritc) organizes on 6-9 August 2000 a training course for journalists on human rights.The course is aimed at spreading human rights principles among media people who play a significant role model in the society. This is the first course of its kind to be held in Yemen, where 30 journalists representing different media, Radio, TV and news agencies.
International trainers will be lecturing during the course which aims at developing the awareness of journalists to human rights and international treaties and local legislation, teaching journalists ways to present principles of human rights to the people through the media, and finally integrating new activists in this field.