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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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Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Ukraine (16 November 2016 to 15 February 2017)

16 March 2017 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Rapport de l'Expert indépendant sur la situation des droits de l'homme en Haïti

8 March 2017 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of human rights in Guinea

17 January 2017 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

The situation of human rights in Afghanistan and technical assistance achievements in the field of human rights

11 January 2017 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Negative effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms

30 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Thematic Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment on his mission to Sri Lanka

22 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment on his mission to Mauritania

13 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment on his mission to Mauritania

13 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its seventy-sixth session, 22-26 August 2016 : Opinion No. 34/2016 concerning Adil Bakheit, Al Shazali Ibrahim El Shiekh, Alhassan Kheiri, Arwa Elrabie, Imany Leyla Raye, Khalafalla Alafif Mukhtar, Khuzaini Elhadi Rajab, Midhat Afifi Hamdan, Mustafa Adam, and Nudaina Kamal (Sudan)

7 October 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia

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

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