Training workshop, on political freedom in Derik city

With the participation of 7 civil society organisation, a training workshop, on political freedom ” freedom of peaceful assembly and of association ” in accordance with the international law, was lunched , August 16th 2018, at the headquarter of “Assyrian association for Relief and Development” in Derik city “Al.Malekyah”.

15 female and 11 male activists, representing their organisations, attended the workshop which started at 5 PM. The first session lasted for 4 hours and the trainer, Perwin Abdul Fatah, covered the following topics: The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Emergency law, rights that cannot be undermined during a state of emergency, freedom of expression, freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, and how to establish associations.

This workshop, which will last for 2 days, aims at promoting civil political liberties and individual freedoms in Syria, especially in stable areas; and strengthening the role of Civil Society in decision-making and active participation in political life