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33rd Human Rights Council - Rights of Indigenous People

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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

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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

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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.

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