Friday, October 15

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Justice Minister receives NIHR president

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Manama, Sept. 28 (BNA): Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa received President of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) Ali Ahmed Al Derazi. The meeting discussed issues of common interest in the field of human rights.The minister praised the efforts of the institution to consolidate human rights principles and promote a culture of awareness and respect for human rights.He stressed the importance of their role and efforts in receiving and studying human rights complaints, and referred them to the competent authorities that contribute to solving them faster and its contributions in formulating and discussing reports submitted by the Kingdom in regional and international agreements on human rights.Source: Bahrain News Agency

Russia: US military presence in Syria illegal

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Washington, Russia has reiterated that the US military presence in Syria is illegal, adding that Washington’s interpretation of resolution No. 2254 is “ridiculous and ironic”.Earlier, Wayne Maroto, Spokesman for the illegitimate so-called “International Coalition” which is led by the US under the pretext of fighting terrorism, claimed in a tweet that “the US forces are deployed in Syria under the international law and the Security Council’s resolution No. /2254/ which was issued in November 2015.”TASS News Agency quoted the Russian Embassy in Washington as saying, in a tweet commenting on these allegations, “The truth is that the US troops did not have any legal authorization to stay in Syria, and your interpretation of the Security Council’s resolution No. 2254 is ridiculous. Please read ...

Grospic: US aggression on Syrian-Iraqi borders flagrant violation of international laws

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Prague, Vice-Chairman of the Czech Moravian Communist Party, Dr. Stanislav Grospic has condemned the US aggression on the Syrian-Iraqi borders, stressing that this shameful aggression constitutes a flagrant violation of the sovereignty and independence of Syria and Iraq and the international laws.Grospic said in a statement to SANA reporter in Prague today that “this aggression which targeted two countries that contribute to the fight against terrorism was launched by the American forces that protect terrorists and cause tension in the region,” stressing the need for these forces to leave Syrian territory because their presence there is illegal and inconsistent with International Law.Grospic indicated that the illegal US military presence in Syria aims to serve the interests of the Israeli...

Vice President of Human Rights Commission Receives President of Independent Democratic Union and Senator of the Republic of Chile

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Riyadh, Vice President of the Human Rights Commission Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Khayyal received here today President of the Independent Democratic Union and Senator of the Republic of Chile Jacqueline Rysselberghe and her accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.During the meeting, Al-Khayyal stressed the depth of the Saudi-Chilean relations and the importance of strengthening them in various fields, especially in the field of the human rights, highlighting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's efforts in this regard.For her part, the President of the Independent Democratic Union praised the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries in all fields.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Presence of US troops in Syria illegitimate, Russia says

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Washington, Russia has reiterated that the American military presence in Syria is illegitimate and a violation of international laws.In a response to the Pentagon’s accusations against Moscow of breaching the Collision Avoidance Mechanism in Syria, the Russian Embassy in Washington said in a tweet” we should note that the American military presence in Syria is illegitimate, therefore, the US has no right to slam the legal procedures taken by Russian armed troops operating in Syria at the invitation of the government of this state”.Earlier, American Defense Ministry had accused the Russian side of breaching the agreements related to preventing clashes between the two countries’ forces in Syria.Source: Syria Arab News Agency

Human Rights Commission Signs Cooperation Agreement with Aoun Organization to Further Expand and Strengthen its Anti-Trafficking Efforts

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Riyadh, The Human Rights Commission and Aoun Organization for the Welfare of Crime Victims signed today at HRC headquarters in Riyadh a memorandum of understanding to strengthen cooperation and coordination between the two institutions in protecting victims and potential victims of trafficking in persons. The agreement was signed by HRC's President and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons Dr. Awad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, and the Chairman of Aoun’s Board of Directors General Dr. Saad bin Abdullah Al-Arifi. The areas of cooperation between the two organizations include sheltering, protecting, and assisting victims and potential victims of trafficking in persons (P/VoTs), in line with the National Referral Mechanism to Combat Trafficking in Persons, launched by the...