United Nations Human Rights - Special Procedures

United Nations Human Rights - Special Procedures

The special procedures of the Human Rights Council are independent human rights experts with mandates to report and advise on human rights from a thematic or country-specific perspective. The system of Special Procedures is a central element of the United Nations human rights machinery and covers all human rights: civil, cultural, economic, political, and social.

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Newswire article
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
UN Human Rights Expert Calls for Immediate End to Military Assaults on Rakhine Villages, Decries Mounting Death Toll of Children
The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews , today called for an immediate ceasefire in Rakhine State, decrying the death toll of innocent children that continues to rise. “Serious questions have been raised about whether these children, and growing...
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