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    Armed groups in Libya, including those affiliated with the State, hold thousands of people in prolonged and unlawful detention, and submit them to torture and other human rights violations, according to a UN report published on Tuesday.

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  • United Nations Commission on Human Rights - Wikipedia

    The United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) was a functional commission within the overall framework of the United Nations from 1946 until it was replaced by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2006.

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    United Nations experts have urged Viet Nam not to crackdown on civil society or stifle dissent, after the authorities jailed several human rights defenders for "conducting activities to overthrow the people's government" – a charge that carries the possibility of the death sentence or life imprisonment.

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  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with ...

    United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) Welcome to our pages on the Disability Convention (the "DisCo").

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    7th Meeting, 5th Session Working Group on Rights of Peasants. 12 Apr 2018 - Item 4. (cont'd) - Negotiation of the draft Declaration Articles 18, 21, 28 and 2

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  • Protect Human Rights | United Nations

    The term "human rights" was mentioned seven times in the UN's founding Charter, making the promotion and protection of human rights a key purpose and guiding principle of the Organization.

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  • OHCHR | HRC Home

    The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.

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  • United Nations Human Rights Council - Wikipedia

    The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a United Nations System inter-governmental body responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the world.

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  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights | United Nations

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights.

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  • United Nations Agreements on Human Rights

    Universal Declaration of Human Rights The UDHR is the first international statement to use the term "human rights", and has been adopted by the Human Rights movement as a charter.

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