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UN Human Rights Council Resolution 17/24 “Situation of human rights in Belarus”, 17th session, Geneva, 17 June 2011

Human Rights Council
Seventeenth session
Agenda item 4
Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

UN High Commissioner’s Oral Report on Belarus to the Human Rights Council, 18th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, 20 September 2011.

Madame President
Distingushed Members of the Human Rights Council,

Exellencies
Ladies and Gentlemen,

On behalf of the Hidh Commissioner, and in line with the Human Right Council Resolution 17/24 adopted as its 17th session, I am presenting today the Hidh Commissioner's oral report on the human right situation in the Republic of Belarus.

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UN Committee against Torture, Concluding observations on the fourth periodic report of Belarus (advance unedited version), Forty-seventh session, Geneva, 31 October–25 November 2011

Committee against Torture
Forty-seventh session

31 October–25 November 2011
  Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 19 of the Convention
  ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION
  Concluding observations of the Committee against Torture 
  Belarus

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