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[HILO] Estas son las recomendaciones que la Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los DDHH, @mbachelet, hizo al Estado de #Nicaragua en su informe sobre la situación de derechos humanos en el país, el cual presentó este jueves ante el #HRC46.
Recomendaciones de la Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los DDHH, @mbachelet, al Estado de #Nicaragua en su informe sobre la situación de derechos humanos en el país.
Recomendaciones de la Alta Comisionada de las Naciones Unidas para los DDHH, @mbachelet, al Estado de #Nicaragua en su informe sobre la situación de derechos humanos en el país.
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LIVE - At the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Tamil Guardian will be providing continued coverage of the Council's response to the High Commissioner's report on Sri Lanka #SriLanka #UN #HRC46
Britain's Minister for South Asia and the Commonwealth, H.E. Lord Ahmad expressed the UK's shared concern over reversed progress and highlighted the risk and recurrence of past violations.

His statement also highlighted increasing surveillance ...
@tariqahmadbt @UKMissionGeneva
the militarisation of the civilian government, and the impact of the government’s forced cremation policy.

Ahmad also highlighted that Sri Lanka's 'previous domestic commission have all failed'.
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LIVE - At the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Tamil Guardian will be providing coverage as the UN High Commissioner @mbachelet presents her report on Sri Lanka. #SriLanka #UN #HRC46
. @mbachelet - "This is a key junction for the Council's engagement with Sri Lanka [...] Domestic initiatives have repeatedly failed to ensure justice"
. @mbachelet - "The space for civil society and independent media is now rapidly shrinking... Tamil and Muslim minorities are being excluded by divisive rhetoric"
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Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has just delivered his address to #HRC46, slamming @UNHumanRights report and urging countries to vote down any resolution on Sri Lanka. Excerpts below.
'[OHCHR] has published a report on Sri Lanka, accompanied by an unprecedented propaganda campaign on that report. Sri Lankan heroic armed forces militarily neutralised the LTTE in 2009 after 3 decades of conflict.' Dinesh Gunawardena #HRC46 #lka
'The Sri Lankan government acted in self defence to safeguard the unitary state, sovereignty and territorial integrity from the world’s most ruthless separatist terrorist organisation.' Dinesh Gunawardena #HRC46 #lka
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🔵HAPPENING NOW!

The Human Rights Council holds its Biennial high-level panel discussion on the #deathpenalty

🔹Does the death penalty have a deterrent effect on crime? 🔹Follow the debate

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🗨️"Both the evidence and the policy arguments support our opposition to the death penalty."

- @mbachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Djimet Arabi, Minister of Justice of #Chad, described his country's journey to abolishing the #deathpenalty in May 2020.

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🔴TODAY

The Human Rights Council opens its 46th regular session with:
🔹 statements from governments and inter-governmental organizations
🔹a discussion on racism and #COVID19

🕘09:00 CET

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President of the Human Rights Council Nazhat Shameem Khan opens the 46th regular session - the first to take place almost entirely virtually - running until 23 March.

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President of the United Nations General Assembly @volkan_bozkir addresses the Human Rights Council.

"Sustainable development and human rights are symbiotic," he says.

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