Noting Honduras’ Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, Secretary-General Expresses Hope It Will Strengthen Democracy, Human Rights, Rule of Law

8 July 2011
SG/SM/13695-CA/50

Noting Honduras’ Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, Secretary-General Expresses Hope It Will Strengthen Democracy, Human Rights, Rule of Law

8 July 2011
Secretary-General
SG/SM/13695 CA/50
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Noting Honduras’ Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, Secretary-General

Expresses Hope It Will Strengthen Democracy, Human Rights, Rule of Law

 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General takes note of the publication of the report of Honduras’ Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

He hopes that the Commission’s report will serve as an important contribution to strengthen democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Honduras.   He also hopes the report will help heal the wounds of the recent past and strengthen the unity of the Honduran people.

The Secretary-General is confident that the Honduran Government will study the report carefully and implement its recommendations.  The United Nations is ready to assist Honduras in this endeavour.

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