YJS holds General Assembly on June 20 [Archives:2001/17/Local News]

April 23 2001

Yemeni Journalists Syndicate council has decided to hold the General Assembly on June 20 to discuss the activity report and endorse the financial budget of the syndicate. It also proposes amending some regulations of the syndicate bylaws. The council has plans to release “al-Sahafi” meaning the Journalist Magazine by the syndicate. The council has also agreed to the syndicate’s requests to give special attention to the journalists’ living conditions and jobs . It also has called for steps to be taken by all the party leaders and independent newspaper owners to sign contracts with journalists to protect journalists’ rights. It has also urged the Transportation and Tourism Ministries to implement the facilities “50% discount in land and air transportation means as well as, hotels for members of the syndicate as it is the case in other Arab countries and in accordance with the recommendations of the general union of the Arab journalists.