Amnesty International's statements to the 51st session of the UN Commission on Human Rights
AI delivered three oral statements to the 51st session of the UN Commission on Human Rights. It made statements on the UN's thematic mechanisms, particularly concerning violations against women (China, Peru, Mexico, Afghanistan, Sudan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda); on government's excuses for violations and the duty of the Commission to act (Colombia, Indonesia, Algeria, Turkey, Jammu and Kashmir); and on its concerns in the Israeli-Occupied Territories.
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- Viet Nam: All prisoners of conscience must be immediately and unconditionally released
- Amnesty International’s observations on the draft General Comment on Article 4 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Right to Life)
- The UN Human Rights Council must address abuses against civilians in the Yemen conflict