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33rd Human Rights Council - General debate


Protecting the Tamil people – A NGO estimated the number of disappeared Tamil people. The NGO explained that 118’000 Tamil people are actually missing, who is far more than the 125 Tamils officially in prison. “Where are the others”, he asked. He considered that the people behind the disappearances are today in the government. According to him, the process of reconciliation is therefore compromise.

33rd Human Rights Council - Education


In the afternoon of the second day of the 33rd Human Rights Council, the assembly focused on the issue of education. Interestingly, the approach adopted was not a general one, shaped around the importance of the fulfillment of the right to education. Instead, the Council specifically discussed the importance of receiving an education on human rights.

33rd Human Rights Council - Introduction


At its closure, the 32nd Human Rights Council (HRC) represented an important milestone in the international panorama. The Council focused its work on conflict zones and countries affected by military action. States like Syria, Yemen, Burundi and Ukraine – with reference to the war in Crimea – took part in the discussion and were involved in the working agenda.


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