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UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NEPAL Press Release – 16 March 2006 OHCHR welcomes new Human Rights Council
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The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour, has welcomed the decision by Member States at the General Assembly on 15 March to establish the United Nations Human Rights Council.
In a statement, the High Commissioner described the decision as “a historic opportunity to improve the protection and promotion of fundamental freedoms of people around the world.”She said that it responded “to the hope that the global community could come together and create a strong institution at the heart of the international human rights system”.

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Press Release in English
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HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION, INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW, INTERROGATION, CIVIL SOCIETY, ELECTIONS
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 UNOHCHR : UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
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14.02.02  -  Human Rights
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