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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 issue of Palestinian pregnant women giving birth at Israeli checkpoints : report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

26 February 2009 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Philip Alston; the Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health, Paul Hunt; the Representative of the Secretary-General on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin; and the Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing as a Component of the Right to an Adequate Standard of Living, Miloon Kothari: Mission to Lebanon and Israel (7-14 September 2006)

2 October 2006 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Mission Reports

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