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UN Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN General Assembly on 15 March 2006 with the main purpose of addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them Website: www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/hrc/pages/hrcindex.aspx
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The grave and deteriorating human rights and humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

13 October 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The question of the death penalty : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

12 October 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The safety of journalists : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

2 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Enforced or involuntary disappearances : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

1 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment : mandate of the Special Rapporteur : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

15 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Accelerating efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women: preventing and responding to rape and other forms of sexual violence

25 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The deteriorating situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic, and the recent killings in Al-Qusayr

19 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment : mandate of the Special Rapporteur : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

12 April 2011 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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