President SALEH to INAUGURATE THE Human Rights SEMINAR BY Yemen Times [Archives:1999/48/Front Page]

November 29 1999

SANA’A: President Ali Abdullah Saleh confirmed that he will inaugurate and give a speech at the seminar to be organized by Yemen Times on the occasion of the 51st anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights, which falls on the 10th of December, 1999. The seminar will be held on Saturday, 4th of December at the Police Officers Club in Sana’a. 
The president’s interest and participation at the seminar indicates his willingness to promote human rights in Yemen, and to push forward intensively any efforts in this regard. The seminar will start with speeches by the organizer, Yemen Times, the Supreme Committee of Human Rights, and the president. Then there will be several working papers presented from individuals who are closely linked to issues concerning human rights, such as the conditions in prisons, the judiciary system, child labor, women’s rights, and a general study about the future of human rights in Yemen. Hundreds of participants from the government, opposition, diplomats, media, and other sectors will attend the seminar which will be the first ever in Yemen to be broadcasted live on the internet for the whole world to witness. After all, human rights have become ultimately universal for all, and Yemen with its leadership’s will is no exception.