YFMF organizes fifth course [Archives:2004/770/Local News]

September 6 2004

The Yemen Female Media Forum is organizing the fifth training course from Sept 5th-9th to empower 25 presswoman on legal affairs. The participants will come from different provinces including Sana'a, Aden, Taiz, Hadhramout, Hodeidah, and Abyan.
The participants will be trained by legal experts- Mohammed Allaw, head of the Allaw Legal Foundation, Nabilah Al-Mufti, member of Lawyer Syndicate's board, Khaled Al-Anisi, Deputy head of the Allaw Legal Foundation, and Fathiah Abdul-Wasi, General Manager of Legal Affairs in the Ministry of Information.
The trainees will receive lectures on the advantages and disadvantages of the Yemeni publication law, concerning publication crimes, and the benefits of international conventions ratified by Yemen to guarantee better legal and human rights for media people and enabling them to get out of legal predicaments.
Models from well-developed press laws will be shown, as well as examples of the so-called publication and opinion offences, that some of the press have been charged with, and ways of overcoming them.
The training sessions and the closing ceremony will be held at Al-Karawan Wings, opposite Hadda post office.