Oral statement at the UN Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka, Hungary and Colombia (Item 2 General Debate, 37th regular session)
: In this oral statement, delivered at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on 22 March 2018, Amnesty International: calls on the Government of Sri Lanka to accelerate progress on, and provide a clear and definitive timeline for, the implementation of commitments made in HRC resolution 30/1; urges the Colombian authorities to introduce measures to guarantee the protection of civilians and to dismantle paramilitary groups; and calls on the Government of Hungary to withdraw draft laws which would contravene their obligation to protect the rights to freedom of association, expression and movement.
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