A training workshop titled "The Role of Security Officers in the Protection of Human Rights" began in the capital Aden yesterday, organized by the STC Rights and Freedoms Department. 20 Officers and sub-officers of the Security Belt Forces took part in the three-day workshop, which is considered as an extension of the "Human rights and security" project. The participants will be informed on the concepts of the rule of law, human rights, international legitimacy, international mechanisms for protecting human rights from violations and the legal and moral conduct that should be followed by security men when dealing with human rights issues.
The workshop also aims to provide the security belt officers with human rights skills of a humanitarian and legal nature to facilitate the tasks assigned to them and to build trust between them and the citizens in addition to define the rights, duties and obligations of each party to prevent future violations.
It is worth mentioning that another three-day workshop targeting the officers of the Security Department will be organized soon.