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Dr. Al-Aiban: The Kingdom is following the directives of the leadership towards raising national capacities in the field of protection and promotion of human rights 5 Riyadh

The President of the Saudi Human Rights Commission affirmed that the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen is committed to the international humanitarian law and international law of the human rights, stressing that the Kingdom is committed to stand with the Yemeni people and government in addition to provide humanitarian aid. He cited the Kingdom's aid to Yemen at about $13 billion until January 2019 as well as its support of $5 million in the Donors Conference held last February.

With regard to death penalty and corporal punishment, the Kingdom reiterates its position in its national report on the death penalty and corporal punishment.

Dr. Al-Aiban highlighted the freedom of expression, association and legitimate peaceful practices, stressing that they are guaranteed under the regulations of the Kingdom.

Al-Aiban affirmed that the Kingdom is continuing cooperation with the UN bodies and mechanisms, stressing that working with the special procedures of the Human Rights Council should be in line with the cooperative nature of this mechanism.

Source: Saudi Press Agency