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  1. Yemen - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 13 of 2012 concerning the Right of Access to Information. - Legislation online in English Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-24 | YEM-2012-L-93310

    PART I
    Chapter I: Naming and Definitions
    Chapter II: Objectives

    PART II - Freedom of Access to Information
    Chapter I: Principles of the Right of Access to Information
    Chapter II: Request for Access to Information
    Chapter III: Exceptions
    Chapter IV: Commissioner-General of the Information

    PART III - Protection of Information
    PART IV - Privacy Policy
    PART V - Offences and Sanctions
    PART VI - General and Final Provisions

  2. Yemen - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prime Minister Order No. 111, 2004 for the Formation of the Technical Committee of the Ministry of Human Rights, Identifying its Tasks and Competency.

    Adoption: 2004-04-27 | Date of entry into force: 2004-04-27 | YEM-2004-R-76242

    First, the Order defines the structure of the Committee.
    Second, the Order specifies the role of the technical committee in assisting the Minister of Human Rights in the following areas: commenting on human rights conventions and treaties; studying the different reports on human rights and commenting on it; and enhancing the relationship between the Ministry and other parties in order to protect human rights.

  3. Yemen - Human rights - Law, Act

    Decree No. 255, 2003 on the Regulatory By-Law of the Ministry of Human Rights (MHR). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2003-11-29 | YEM-2003-L-83551

    Regulates the activities of the MHR.

  4. Yemen - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 66 of 1991 on Parties and Political Organizations. - English translation

    Adoption: 1991-10-16 | YEM-1991-L-50936

    S. 5 provides for the right to form or join a political party or organization.

  5. Yemen - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 25 of 1990 regarding Press and Publications. - English translation

    Adoption: 1990-12-23 | YEM-1990-L-50935

    Provides for freedom of speech and freedom of press, sets forth requirements to work as a journalist, and specifies which types of materials may not be published or broadcast. Available in English.

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