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Justice Minister receives official spokesman for International Network of Human Rights

Published the:  16/02/2011

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February 16, 2011 – TAP  - Co-operation between Tunisia and international human rights organisations in terms of training, re-training, the situation of prisons after the Revolution and respect for the rights of the detainees were reviewed at a meeting held, on Wednesday February 16, 2011, between Justice Minister Lazhar Karoui Chebbi and Mr. Abdelwaheb el Heni, official spokesman for the International Network of Human Rights Network and his permanent representative to the United Nations.
The minister laid emphasis on the efforts exerted to allow detainees to receive parole which has concerned so far three thousand persons and examine other files of prisoners who could benefit of this legal measure.
He added that other prisoners will benefit of the general amnesty to be proclaimed shortly, on the basis of a decree-law.