Report of the Council’s urgent debate on current racially inspired human rights violations, systematic racism, police brutality against people of African descent and violence against peaceful protests during HRC43

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On Wednesday 17 June, in the context of the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council, which resumed on Monday 12 June following its suspension to comply with COVID-19 health measures, an urgent debate was convened on the ‘current racially inspired human rights violations, systematic racism, police brutality against people of African descent and violence against peaceful protests.’ The urgent debate was requested …

Reporte de la sesión 39 del Consejo de Derechos Humanos

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Sumario rápido El 39º período ordinario de sesiones del Consejo de Derechos Humanos (  HRC39  ) se celebró del lunes 10 de septiembre al viernes 28 de septiembre de 2018. El 10 de septiembre, la Sra. Michelle Bachelet, presentó  su primera actualización oral   sobre la situación global de los derechos humanos  como nueva Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos. Un número de dignatarios pronunciaron declaraciones durante la sesión,  incluyendo, entre otros, el …

Report of Council Special Session on the situation of the Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar

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On Tuesday 5th December, the Human Rights Council (Council) held a special session on the ‘human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar’. The special Session was requested on 28 November 2017, via two official letters written by H.E Mr Shameem Ahsan, Ambassador of Bangladesh; and H.E Dr Abdulaziz Alwasil, Ambassador of Saudi …