2006 Elections to the Human Rights Council: Background information on candidate countries
In order to assist Member States in assessing the contribution and commitment of candidates to the promotion and protection of human rights, this document contains brief summaries of Amnesty International's recent research findings into the human rights situation in candidate countries. The document also outlines key features of candidate countries' cooperation with the treaty monitoring bodies and the Special Procedures.
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- Afghanistan: Joint call for an immediate end to attacks against human rights defenders and need for protection and accountability
- Canada: Letter to University of Toronto Faculty of Law and its International Human Rights Law Program (IHRP)
- Peru: Failed state of health: Health emergency in indigenous peoples of Espinar, Peru