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01/12/2004

Conference on Democracy Begins in Sanaa

SANAA, 12 January 2004 - The Arab world sees democracy as the "rescue ship," a conference on human rights and democracy was told here yesterday.

More than 600 delegates from 40 countries and international organizations are meeting here to disc
01/12/2004

On the regional conference started in Sanaa: Some pride, some disappointment

It certainly was a spectacular event and the first of its kind in Yemen. The “Sanaa Regional Conference on Human Rights and the Role of the International Criminal Court” that started on Sunday took off smoothly and promised a shift in understanding o
01/12/2004

MESSAGE FROM KOFI ANNAN TO SANA’A CONFERENCE

RULE OF LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS ARE VITAL FOR DEMOCRACY, ESPECIALLY IN ARAB WORLD, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS IN MESSAGE TO REGIONAL CONFERENCE IN YEMEN

Following is Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s message to the Inter-Governmental Regional
01/12/2004

Sanaa conference hears European call for Arab states to embrace ICC

SANAA — A member of the European Parliament urged Arab states on Sunday to ratify the regulations of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which is opposed by the United States.
Arab states should speed up the process of adopting ICC regulation
01/12/2004

Yemen: Sana'a conference is step towards building democracy

SANA'A, Jan 12 (Saba)- Foreign minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi said that all participants in the conference considered it as an initial step towards building democracy in the region. He said in a news conference that Sana'a regional conference on democrac
01/12/2004

Yemen - ‘EU lobbying Arab states for ICC ratification’

SANAA: The European Union is lobbying Arab states to join an UN-backed international war crimes tribunal, which has been shunned by the United States, a EU parliament member said on Sunday.

Emma Bonino, who also heads the non-governmental gro
01/12/2004

EU wants Arabs back war court

SANAA: The European Union is lobbying Arab states to join a UN-backed international war crimes tribunal which as been shunned by the United States, an EU parliament member said on Sunday.

Emma Bonino, who also heads the non-governmental group
01/12/2004

Annan urges stepped up ratification of International Criminal Court treaty

12 January – United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has urged a meeting of Arab States to intensify efforts to ratify the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

"Justice and accountability are essential for the rule of law to
01/12/2004

Roundtable in Yemen

Under auspices of Ms. Amat Al-Aleem Al-Souswa, Human Rights Minister, Sister Arab Forum for Human Rights (SAF), along with International Federation for Human Rights (Fidh), opened and held on Wednesday 7 January the roundtable about International Cri
01/12/2004

Yemen hosts conference on democracy and human rights

Sanaa, Yemen (PANA) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh hasopened an intergovernmental conference here on democracy and human rights, attended by more than 400 delegates from Africa, the Middle East, the Persian Gulf and Europe.

Organised by
01/12/2004

Yemen hosts regional conference on democracy and human rights; hope for International Criminal Court

The Inter-Governmental Regional Conference on Democracy, Human Rights and the role of the International Criminal Court opened in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sunday.
In a speech during the opening session, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh stressed that res
01/12/2004

Gianfranco Dell’Alba to YT: “The conference was proposed by the Yemen government”

Mr. Gianfranco Dell’Alba Dell’ Alba, Member of the European Parliament and Secretary General of No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ) organization said that Yemen was not chosen to host the Inter-government Regional Conference on Democracy, Human Rights an
01/12/2004

Human rights, a gift from the Lord

Dubai, Jan 12 - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Education and Research Alireza Mo'ayeri said Sunday that the Islamic Republic sees the human rights as holy, divine and beyond forged borders.

Mo'ayeri made the remarks in the Sanaa inter-gove
01/12/2004

Arab leaders see democracy ascendant

SAN'A, Yemen — Arab leaders reached a broad consensus here yesterday that democratic principles may "rescue" the autocratic regimes of the region, but rejected the notion that democracy and freedom of expression can be imposed from outside.
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01/12/2004

YEMEN: Amr Moussa: Conference opportunity for dialogue


Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Moussa said that the democracy conference in Yemen affords an important opportunity for dialogue over a range of crucial issues concerning the Arab and the Moslem world. He said that this issues make us un
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