kingdom participates in 11th Session of Human Rights Council

Published 14 Jun 2009
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kingdom participates in 11th Session of Human Rights Council
Riyadh - The Deputy Chairman of Saudi Human Rights Commission Dr. Zaid bin Abdulmohsen Al Hussein, who is leading the Kingdom's delegation to the 11th Session of the Human Rights Council held before yesterday in Geneva, stressed that the desire for development patronized by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and followed by keen interest by the Crown Prince and the Second Deputy Premier has been translated into ongoing development programs that promote and protect human rights.
In a speech while reviewing the Kingdom's Universal Periodic Report (UPR), Dr. Al Hussein, according to Saudi Press Agency,  highlighted the royal orders forming the Supreme Judicial Council, the Supreme Court, the Administrative Judicial Council and the Supreme Administrative Court, stressing that the Shoura Council has approved the system for combating human trafficking.
Dr. Al Hussein emphasized that the promotion of human rights requires constant and balanced effort that takes into account the social and cultural conditions.
He also stressed that there is no discrimination against foreign workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
During the session, the member countries of the Human Rights Council and the non-governmental organizations recommended the adoption of the Kingdom's report, praising the ongoing development witnessed by the Kingdom in the field of human rights and the initiative of dialogue among followers of religions, cultures and civilizations.

Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:46 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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