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- Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, 12 March 2007, Opening of the 4th Human Rights Council Session

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10th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - (A/HRC/30/48), 13 August 2015 (published on 3 September 2015)
Advance Edited version (E)
Press release: English

Documents for 30th session of the Human Rights Council
14 September - 2 October 2015

Submissions for the study on the impact of the world drug problem on the enjoyment of human rights

23rd special session of the Human Rights Council in light of the terrorist attacks and human rights abuses and violations committed by the terrorist group Boko Haram - 1 April 2015

Report of OHCHR on the human rights situation in Iraq in
light of abuses committed by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and associated groups
13 March 2015 (published on 19 March 2015)
Press release: Arabic, English and French

Oral Update by Mr. Mike Smith, Chair of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea at the HRC 28th session
16 March 2015

9th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/28/69
5 February 2015 (published on 20 February 2015)
Press release: English

Documents presented at the Expert Consutaltion on the Administration of justice through military tribunals on 24 November 2014

A report on the right of persons with disabilities to work written by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations
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