Jordan committed to improving human rights record, Syrians fleeing to Jordan, says FM

Geneva, Feb 28 (Petra) -- Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh has stressed Jordan's continuous efforts to implement political reforms, and incrementally improve its human rights record.

In a speech delivered at the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Judeh said the Jordanian political environment’s favorable nature to political advocacy and activism, allowed Jordan to seize the "Arab spring opportunity", as termed by His Majesty King Abdullah II, to implement key political reforms.

The changes and transformations that our world is undergoing today reaffirms the importance of promoting and protecting human rights, and the central role of the council in enhancing human rights globally, the minister said.

He stressed that the continuous denial of basic human right to citizens in some Arab states, in addition to the absence of vehicles of social and economic mobility, have led to the swelling of frustrations, especially amongst the Arab youth, that eventually led to the revolutions that we have witnessed, and still witness, in some Arab countries....

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Jordan committed to improving human rights record, Syrians fleeing to Jordan, says FM

Geneva, Feb 28 (Petra) -- Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh has stressed Jordan's continuous efforts to implement political reforms, and incrementally improve its human rights record.

In a speech delivered at the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Judeh said the Jordanian political environment’s favorable nature to political advocacy and activism, allowed Jordan to seize the "Arab spring opportunity", as termed by His Majesty King Abdullah II, to implement key political reforms.

The changes and transformations that our world is undergoing today reaffirms the importance of promoting and protecting human rights, and the central role of the council in enhancing human rights globally, the minister said.

He stressed that the continuous denial of basic human right to citizens in some Arab states, in addition to the absence of vehicles of social and economic mobility, have led to the swelling of frustrations, especially amongst the Arab youth, that eventually led to the revolutions that we have witnessed, and still witness, in some Arab countries....

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