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The HRC must address human rights situations in China, Eritrea and Egypt

, Index number: IOR 40/0654/2019

At the 41st session of the Human Rights Council, during the General Debate under Item 4, Amnesty International addressed: the situation in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, reiterating its call for the Council to establish an independent and impartial investigation; the situation in Hong Kong, condemning unnecessary and excessive use of force in the context of largely peaceful protests; the situation in Eritrea, calling for the renewal of the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Eritrea; and the situation in Egypt, including conditions in prisons, the death of Hosni Mubarak, and the continued crackdown on civil society.

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