Statement: Condemning the Arrest of UN High Commissioner for refugees’ member by Government forces in Syria.

Governments around the world acknowledge the important role of the Human Rights defenders and present obligations to protect them. At the same time, Syrian government has arrested human rights defenders without any respect for all international agreements and instruments.
The lawyer Majdoleen Hasan was arrested by an armed patrol of Military Security from her house in Tartous city, on Sunday 30 December 2012 without revealing the cause of arrest.
She has been an employee of the UN High Commissioner for refugees for 6 years and a member of Communist Labor Party.
She was born in Tartous in 1969.
She worked on supporting the rights included in the International Declaration of Human Rights and she participated in the early peaceful protests in Damascus.

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