United Kingdom: Briefing to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Amnesty International submits this briefing to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in advance of its consideration of the UK’s fifth periodic report on the implementation of its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the Covenant) at its 42nd session, between 4-22 May 2009. The briefing is not an exhaustive review of the government’s implementation of the Covenant, but highlights specific concerns.
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- Côte d’Ivoire: Authorities must urgently conduct an independent investigation into unlawful killings and injuries during mutiny
- South Sudan: Further information: Fate and whereabouts of two men unknown: Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri
- Philippines: Martial law must not facilitate human rights violations