Yemen without torture workshop [Archives:2003/675/Local News]

October 9 2003

Sana'a, 7 Oct. _ Under the patronage of Human Rights Minister Ms. Amat al-Aleem al-Sosowa, the Sisters Arabic Forum for Human Rights and Human Rights Information and Training Center, in cooperation with the International Federation for Human Rights and International Alliance – Land and Accommodation Rights Network) will organize a national workshop titled: “For a Yemen without Torture, and enforcing economic, social and cultural rights in Yemen”.
The workshop will take place at Hadda Hotel in Sana'a on 11-12 October 2003.
A number of studies will be presented at the workshop describing the level Yemen is implementing the international agreement for combating torture and the International Covenant for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Mr. Hafidh Abu Sa'ada deputy of the International Federation and Head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, Mr. Josef Shakla the Regional Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Faraj Faneesh high commissioner's assistant for the Human Rights Committee at the United Nations in Geneva and the Coordinator for the Arabic Organization are taking part in the event.