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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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Situation of human rights in Eritrea : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

15 July 2016 | 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

Human rights in the administration of justice, including juvenile justice : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

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

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

8 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Arbitrary detention : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

17 July 2012 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

16 July 2012 | 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

Resolution S-5/1: Situation of human rights in Myanmar

2 October 2007 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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