King endorses Program of Human Rights Culture Promotion

Published 2 Nov 2009
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King endorses Program of Human Rights Culture Promotion
Riyadh - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has approved the Program of Human Rights Culture Promotion, according to Dr. Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Eiban, the Chairman of Human Rights Commission (HRC).
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Dr. Al-Eiban confirmed that the program’s mission is to spread the culture of human rights in an atmosphere of brotherhood, tolerance and forgiveness and to enable both government and nongovernmental sectors to effectively implement relevant policies in line with Islamic values and international treaties and agreements.
The program also aims to introduce regulations, laws and procedures in the Kingdom that protect human rights and to raise awareness about the dangers of human rights violations.
Dr. Al-Eiban added that the promotion of the culture of human rights is a clear example of confirmation of the King"s policy for human rights care, protection and preservation to enable citizens and residents to enjoy prosperous lives in which human values are flourished according to Sharia. He clarified that the HRC along with other relevant bodies will set up a committee to develop a detailed plan to implement the program.

Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:12 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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