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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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7th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/25/65
12 February (published on 5 March 2014)
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Documents for 25th session of the Human Rights Council  

6th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/24/46
11 September 2013
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Press statement: English | Arabic
Video recording of press statement by Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry

5th Report of Commission of Inquiry on Syria - A/HRC/23/58
4 June 2013 - English | Arabic (Advance Unedited Version)
Media Advisory: English | Arabic

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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