A workshop on the Protection of the Rights of the poorest groups in Armed Conflicts
Aden – Sunday, 19 July 2020
The National Commission to Investigate Alleged Violations to Human Rights, in cooperation with the National Union for the Development of the Poorest, on Sunday, held a workshop on the protection of the rights of the poorest groups in light of armed conflicts in the interim capital of Aden.
At the beginning of the workshop, the Chairperson of the National Commission, Judge Ahmed Al-Maflahi, delivered a speech in which he welcomed the attendees, stressed the importance of protecting the vulnerable and the poorest in light of the armed conflicts in the country, given that some of the conflicting parties exploiting the living situation of young people and throwing them into battles without taking into account the conditions of Their poor families.
For this purpose, the Commission aims to extend bridges of cooperation with the National Union for the development of the poorest and civil society organizations to reduce violations and bring the perpetrators to justice.
For his part, the Secretary-General of the Union, Salah Dabwan, referring to the poorest as “the marginalized” discussed the violations against this category in light of the war in Yemen and the protection means for their rights likewise other citizens.
The workshop was attended by 16 male and female participants from different governorates of the Republic, representing a number of authorities and civil society organizations from the poorest groups.
This workshop comes within the interest of the National Commission of all community categories that have been subjected to different violations from 2011 until today.