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UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Honduras, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Mongolia, Pakistan, Switzerland and Swaziland

GENEVA (27 July 2017) – The UN Human Rights Committee has published its findings on the civil and political rights record of countries it examined during its latest session:  Honduras, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Mongolia, Pakistan Switzerland and Swaziland.

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 are now available here.

The UN Human Rights Committee will next meet from to 2017 to review the following countries: Australia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Jordan, Mauritius and Romania.

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Nicoleta Panta, +41(0) 22 9179310 / npanta@ohchr.org    

Background

Human Rights Committee members are independent human rights experts drawn from around the world, who serve in their personal capacity and not as representatives of States parties. The Committee’s concluding observations are an independent assessment of States’ compliance with their human rights obligations under the treaty. Find more information about HRC here and watch HRC stories of impact here.