Committee organized to investigate human rights violations nationally
He said he assigned the task of reshaping the decision and developing the final draft to the committee in order to okay the proposal. He said drafting the decision would finish during the coming two weeks.
"This decision is a positive step on the side of the reconciliation government," Al-Mikhlafi said.
The cabinet agreed on the republican decree with regard to establishing a committee to look into allegations of human rights violations presented by Human Rights Minister Horia Mashhoor.
Khalid Al-Anisi, a lawyer and human rights activist, said the decision was adopted in advance of any foreign investigative intervention, noting that a biased committee and popular persons will be nothing but a means to hide these crimes.
The fact-finding committee ought to be unbiased and should not be formed by the government, according to Al-Anisi, who said that half of government officials are accused of executing these violations.
"There are some particular ministers accused of committing crimes against protesters in 2011."
Revolutionary youth called for investigations into contraventions that they were subject to during last year’s events. They also demanded the immediate release of all detainees and the closing of “illegitimate “jails.
The president of the republic and the prime minister said their demands should be met with respect.