The welfare of the people is an important thing that needs to be protected all the time. It is the citizen of the nation that should always be given proper attention when it comes to delivery of services and aids or help. It is the responsibility of every state to ensure that each individual living on their territory should be guaranteed with the best services during the times that they need it the most. Monitoring of the community is a task that should not just be done on a yearly basis but should be undertaken daily.
Protecting the good and safety of the people should never be disregarded by the government and the state for without them. The law makers and legislators are nothing. National Society for Human Rights is an organization of Saudi Arabian Human Rights which was being funded by the government of the state. Saudi Arabia has gone into the realization of having a well defined institution that will embody all the things regarding the rights of every Arab. This was being established by the Saudi government in the year 2004, 10th day of March.
This society for people’s welfare advocates is being headed by their president Band Hajjar. This society is adhering to the international Human Rights Charter that is focusing on the preservation of human dignity as being ordered by their god Allah. The society aims to protect human rights and to ensure that their welfare is being given greater attention. This was being established to protect their citizens from any possible violations, kinds of abuse to life, and human dignity. This is not just about preserving the dignity and rights of the people but to contribute to the global human rights advocacy. In order to effectively serve its people the society has their other 4 branches which can be found at Jeddah, Makkah, Jizan, and also at the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. There society is composed of 41 founding members wherein six of them were ladies.
As a society being established for the people they have their objective to be achieved all the time. The following objectives below are what they are always working:
- Protect the rights of the people according to the constitution of the state which is being based on their holy book and through the teachings of Mohammad. The law that was being carried by this society is made sure that this does not contradict to their Islamic Law.
- Cooperate with the international organizations who are working on the same field.
- To stand against any act of injustice, violence, torture and intolerance.
How Does The Society Functions?
Since the society is being established to promote the welfare of the Arabs they should be able to serve their purpose to the maximum limit. The society is the one that should always ensure that the laws being created are properly implemented to all without choosing any individual. Their obligations should be undertaken in the best way possible. Receiving of complaints and grievances and even the follow up should be done by the employees of the National Society for Human Rights to made the verification of claims with regards to the violations and abusive acts become easier and faster.
Information dissemination should be properly done in order to educate the public regarding their rights as a citizen of the state. Handling of the issues concerning to human rights should be dealt carefully and effectively so that the person who had been the victim will be satisfied by the result. Handling of these cases should be done by professionals in order to defend them from any misinterpretations that could have caused them to be accused. Studying of the documents which are being passed on their institution should be done properly so that the most accurate findings are to be gotten.
Part of their responsibility and function is to provide conferences that would enhance an individual’s understanding regarding the imposed law on human rights. Having published articles or documents regarding human rights is the best way to equipped people with the necessary information. To ensure that public is being guaranteed with the best service response, encouraging the people of the community or the state to become responsible individuals who are always willing to help people who are being abused.
How Does The General Assembly And Executive Council Of The National Society For Human Rights Functions?
As a society that is primarily concerned for the welfare of the Arabian People, they have their general assembly that functions in a more specific way. With the help of the general assembly the goal and vision of the society is to be achieved properly. It is the duty of the general assembly to elect the members of the Executive council who will be working for the common interest of the society. Monitoring is what the general assembly always does in order to make sure that the society is functioning well and is doing its purpose. Reports are being secured by to make sure that there is an improvement on the laws being imposed.
The executive council is consisting of the highest officials of the society wherein the membership is subjected to renewal. They are the ones who made proposals for internal regulations. It is the council that studies the finances of the society. Being a group of the highest officials of the society they have the power to suggest the amendment of the constitution of the National Society for Human Rights. They also carry out tasks which are entrusted to them by the general assembly.
Publishing of the periodic reports regarding the progress of the human rights in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is being done by the society to show that the estate is now having their improvement. The publish reports were all about people’s concerns and welfare and how it was being given enough attention. For more than couples of years it has been operating, it has helped lots of people in Saudi Arabia. They have been known for being very effective when it comes to responses on the cases and issues.