Human Rights Council

33rd Human Rights Council - Conclusion


The situation in Yemen was the subject of a strong focus during the 33rd session. The Council adopted a resolution (A/HRC/33/L.5) on technical assistance and capacity-building for Yemen in the field of human rights. It calls all the parties to stop attacks on civilians and to ensure humanitarian access.

33rd Human Rights Council - Rights of Indigenous People


1. Opening statements

Mr. Abdelmoula opened the session by saying that we would focus on the question of the access of justice of indigenous1 women and girls. The indigenous women are the victims of more violence than the rest of the women. He also noted that quantitative data is often missing about violence on indigenous women and girls.

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.


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