FF Foundation Launches Training Course on Newspapers Layout for staff of Faculty ...

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development started today a training course in the professional newspapers layout at Sana’a University, which will last for a week and held in collaboration with the International Media Support (I.M.S).This training course is targeting the teaching assistants,…

FF Demands Parliament to Quickly Discuss Media Audiovisual Bill & Condemns Attacks ..

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development demanded the Yemeni Parliament to quickly discuss the media audiovisual bill and also condemned attacks on 6 journalists, in addition to two attacks on media headquarters, where these violation cases occurred in the capital Sana’a and in the provinces of Hodeidah, Hajjah, Al-Ghaydah city in Al-Mahrah. Freedom Foundation has been informed by a…


Reporters Without Borders:Two years after Abd Rab Mansour Hadi became president, the situation of freedom of information in Yemen continues to be very worrying, especially as regards violence against media personnel. With the help of reporting by the Freedom Foundation, a Yemeni NGO,…

FF and SANAD Network Strongly Condemn attack On Al-Arabiya’s Crew ...

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development and SANAD network (Network of defenders of media freedom in the Arab World) have strongly condemned the physical attack, defamation, inciting, media coverage prevention of Al-Arabiya TV crew and confiscating the channel’s camera, today morning by the officers and soldiers…

FF Launches 2013 Media Freedom Report, Press Freedom Award And Documentary Film (Pen ... Bullets)

Freedom Foundation for media freedom, rights and development launched the second annual report of the media freedom 2013, the award for press freedom and the documentary film (Pen ... Pullets) in the presence of the Human Rights Minister, Hooriah Mashoor, the ambassador of the European Union in Yemen Bettina Muscheidt and the Resident…

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The law of the right of access to information, passed by the Yemeni parliament ,Tuesday 24/04/2012

The law of the right of access to information

Chapter I: Namings and definitions


Article (1):  This law is called the law of the right of access to information.
Article (2): For the purposes of the application of this law, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings assigned to them unless the context requires otherwise:
Republic of Yemen.
Commissioner-General:  Information Commissioner-General.
Office:  Office of the Commissioner of the information.
Concerned party: the legislative, the executive and the judiciary authorities,  and ministries and central and local bodies, institutions, and interests ; the units of public sector and mixed, and every side financed partially or wholly from the budget of the state.
Competent employee: An employee appointed by the authority to deal with the requests of getting information.
Information: Perceptive facts in consciousness  and incorporeally existed as  knowledge and material values in the form of numbers, letters, drawings and images and sounds which are collected, processed, stored and shared with electronic and paper  media, for example; but not limited to, the data and the contents in any of the records and documents written or saved electronically,  graphics or maps ,writings or tables, images or movies, microfilm or microfiche , audio recordings or videos , graphs or correspondence ,tapes and computer discs and other recordings or notes, records and documents reviewed by side or submitted to it, and any other information stored electronically, and by all means known now or discovered later in thefuture


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