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Nine Steps States must take against Secret Detention Worldwide UN Experts’ Joint Global Study on Secret Detention presented to UN Human Rights Council underscores need for states to end the use of secret detention

, Index number: IOR 41/015/2010

United Nations human rights experts are scheduled to present their joint study on global practices of secret detention in the context of countering terrorism, on 2 June 2010. Amnesty International, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) urge states to focus the discussion on secret detention on immediate action to be taken by all states, including as a matter of priority the nine measures identified in this joint statement.

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