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32nd Human Rights Council session urged to take action on serious human rights violations in Ethiopia

22 Jun

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

on Wednesday June 22, 2016, at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), Human Rights Watch (HRW) participated in the General Debate under Agenda item 4: Human Rights situations that require the Council’s attention.

HRW informed HRC that it is “deeply expressed concerned about several human rights situations that have either been inadequately addressed by this Council, or on which the Council has remained largely silent.”

In that respect, it mentioned four countries by name – Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Thailand and Yemen – mostly where these violations have taken place.
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