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UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on: Venezuela, UK, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Canada, Uzbekistan, France

GENEVA (23 July 2015) – The UN Human Rights Committee has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session: Venezuela, UK, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Canada, Uzbekistan and France.

The findings, officially termed concluding observations, contain positive aspects of the respective State’s implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), and also main matters of concern and recommendations.

The concluding observations can be found here: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=899&Lang=en

The Human Rights Committee, composed of 18 international independent experts, monitors implementation of the ICCPR by States that have ratified the Covenant.

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More information on the Human Rights Committee:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CCPR/Pages/CCPRIndex.aspx

Text of the ICCPR: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CCPR.aspx

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