VT and UNHRC to Cooperate on Resettlement of Syrian Refugees

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By Nahed al Husaini 

Middle East Commissioner for UN human rights commission Dr. Haissam Bu Said received confirmation that his report to UN Secretary General on Syria, Gordon and Egypt on human rights issues was favorable and dealt with properly.

Dr Haissam told VT that UN human rights commission will open a headquarters soon in Syria, in Sweda province, after obtaining an official approval from the Syrian Government.

He also said that the main aim is to provide humanitarian support for the Syrian Government and people, and help stabilize the regime and ensure peaceful coexistence.

The UN Middle East Commissioner had previously met with Dr. Najm Al Ahmed, Ex Justice minister, to coordinate efforts on Syrian deportees and refugees and their safe return to Syria.

The Russians are currently pressing hard for their return, as well to ensure that Assad will win the elections and stay in power for a longer term.

It is expected that 3 millions out of 5 will return to Syria, according to Ambassador Haissam Bu Said.

Ambassador Haissam personally thanked the Vt team, in particular senior editor and board chairman Gordon Duff, for the important part he plays in revealing the truth in the US media despite all the pressures he is enduring from different circles there.

The Ambassador also said our relation with VT is strategic, and we will cooperate with VT on Intel and human rights issues together.

And our cooperation will yield fruits in the near future.

The International Human Rights Committee announced that the Office of the Commissioner for the Middle East, Ambassador Haitham Abu Said, had received a letter of confirmation from the Office of the Coordinator of the International Council for Human Rights and the Secretary-General of the United Nations to his report to the Secretary General Antonio Guterres on cooperation with the United Nations and its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights.

The media office of the Middle East Commissioner noted that the mechanism included Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt based on Human Rights Council resolutions 12/2, 24/24 and 36/21. The report added that the letter includes how governments work with the reality of human rights activists in the Arab world, pointing out the pros and cons in some Arab countries in respect of international law and human rights, with a few Arab countries working according to the mentioned standards.

 

Author Details
Nahed is VT Damascus Bureau Chief. She is a member of the American Institute for Middle East Strategic Studies (USA) and serves as Assistant Director of Arab-American and Muslim Congress (Detroit, USA). She has a Diploma in English Literature from Damascus University (1987).

She’s also been a reporter for Turkish newspaper Aydinlik, Special Coordinator for Arab-Armenian International Law Assembly, Correspondent for Qatari News Agency, Al Ayam news Paper in Bahrain, Al Liwaa in Lebanon, Correspondent for Petra News Agency in Jordan, correspondent for the Associated Press in USA, and worked as a freelance journalist for CBS, ABS and CNN in Syria. She is fluent in both English and Arabic.
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