Saudis said to draft human rights laws

Oct. 23, 2002 at 1:13 PM
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Baram Kumar Asuami said Wednesday Saudi Arabia was drafting laws to safeguard human rights. The daily Al-Riyadh reported that Asuami said talks with Saudi officials centered on human rights, judicial independence and how to implement justice. Saudi justice is governed by Islamic law.

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