Americas: OAS Assembly Approves Historic Human Rights Resolution

Index Number: AMR 01/4274/2016

Amnesty International commends the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), which has today approved an important resolution on human rights which incorporates various topics of concern to Amnesty International. It notably includes agreements on the prevention and reduction of statelessness and the protection of stateless people in the Americas, in addition to measures to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishments with a gender perspective.

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