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It is to be recalled that the Eritrean government immediately rejected the appointment of the UN Special Rapporteur by the UN Human Rights Council last July.
| BRUSSELS, Feb 8 (KUNA) -- The mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran in the UN Human Rights Council needs to be extended given the ongoing human right violations in the country, according to Tarja Cronberg, chair of the European Parliament delegation for relations with Iran.
A report detailing the significant and concrete steps the UAE has taken to uphold the principles and standards of human rights over the last four years was submitted to the Human Rights Council in October 2012.
Salah bin Ali met, on the sidelines of the Human Rights Council 21 session in Geneva, Head of the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Department Christophe Peschoux, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the UN High Commission for Human Rights Faraj Fneish and Mohammed Buharthiya from the Human Rights Council UPR department.
PNN-OHCHR "I wish also to express my deep concern that for the fourth time the Human Rights Council is compelled to convene a Special Session to discuss the situation in Syria.
The UN resolution against Iran came after a negative report by UN Special Reporter for Human Rights in Iran Ahmed Shaheed who presented his report on Iran to the UN Human Rights Council based on the allegations made by the western powers and the Islamic Republic opposition parties in exile and without even paying a single visit to the country.
The Human Rights Council will hold a session on May 21-June 4, 2012 in Geneva during which it will examine the second national report on human rights in Tunisia, as indicated in the OHCHR website.
backed resolution was approved Friday in the 47-member Human Rights Council with a 23 to 19 vote, with 3 abstentions, the AP reported.