SEVENTY-THIRD SESSION, 17TH & 18TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)
GA/SHC/4235

15 OCTOBER 2018

 

Early warnings must trigger rapid responses to human rights abuses, the top United Nations human rights official told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, as it began its deliberations on the promotion and protection of human rights.
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The representative of the State of Palestine asked when the High Commissioner will brief the Committee on the status of the database, particularly the timing of its publication.
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The representative of State of Palestine said Palestinians and people in occupied Palestine are subjected to torture while in prison.  On committing violence with complete impunity, she asked about measures that the international community must take to hold Israel accountable.
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