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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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Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

28 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar

20 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Rapport du Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme sur la situation des droits de l'homme au Burundi

17 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteurs on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography and on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences on their joint visit to Nigeria

16 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Addendum : Revision of the United Nations Manual on the Effective Prevention and Investigation of Extra-legal, Arbitrary and Summary Executions

16 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Sessional Reports

"They came to destroy": ISIS Crimes Against the Yazidis

15 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Detailed findings of the commission of inquiry on human rights in Eritrea

8 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur trafficking in persons, especially women and children, on her mission to Jordan

8 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on the Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

30 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Regional Reports

Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on multi-stakeholder action to protect and respect human rights

27 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

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