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Human Rights Ministry has plenty for 2011.

Human Rights Ministry has many executive plans which aim to promote human rights and liberties in Yemen in 2011, Minister for Human Rights Huda al Ban has said.

In a statement to 26sep.net, she said the ministry's priorities include completing the national strategy for human rights, a review of national human rights legislations and publishing ratified human rights accords in official newspapers.

The priorities also include organizing a symposium on the position of international human rights accords in the Yemeni law as well as organizing the second national competition for the formal human rights court between public and private universities, added al Ban.

"Furthermore, the ministry will complete a study on the jails, will pay field visits to jails and care houses, and will hold a preparatory workshop for a regional conference on health and human rights."

Al Ban revealed that the ministry plans to hold a national dialogue with the civil society, workshops on the handicapped and their organizations and the third national conference on criminal justice in cooperation with the Danish Institute for Human Rights.

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