"Human rights are our common heritage and their realization depends on the contributions
that each and every one of us is willing to make, individually and collectively, now and in the future."

Louise Arbour
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2004 - Activities for Human Rights Day: Afghanistan


As a prelude to International Human Rights Day, a workshop for 20 Editors-in-Chief and senior journalists was held in Kabul on 4 December.

The one-day workshop, will be repeated in regional centres this week, the objectives of the workshop were:

- sensitize the participants to human rights issues
- encourage the publication of articles and broadcast programmes on human rights
- encourage human rights reporting

AIHRC will inaugurate a monument dedicated to human rights as part of its celebration of International Human Rights day on Saturday 11 December at 10:00 am.