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Wrapping up session, UN Human Rights Council to send expert to Myanmar

The United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its sixth session today in Geneva, adopting 13 resolutions and decisions, including a request that the independent expert on Myanmar return to the South-East Asian nation for further assessments.

UN human rights chief welcomes Rwanda’s abolition of death penalty

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights today lauded the abolition of the death penalty in Rwanda.