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50 Rights Groups Urge UN to Reinstate Congo Monitor

“The UN Human Rights Council must assume its responsibilities”

Geneva, Dec. 22, 2009 – Fifty human rights groups from around the world today united in calling on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay to reinstate the mandate for a human rights monitor in Congo, saying the position should never have been eliminated by the UN Human Rights Council in March 2008. Continue reading ’50 Rights Groups Urge UN to Reinstate Congo Monitor’