UN Human Rights Council to discuss indigenous rights

The UN Human Rights Council is going to discuss a number of issues concerning human rights in Ukraine.

13 September 2016 14:30

September 13, the 33rd session of the UN Human Rights Council starts in New York City, the Presidential Commissioner for the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev informed.

“A wide range of human rights issues is on the agenda. In particular, on support for global democratic order, the unacceptable use of unilateral coercive measures and fight against enforced disappearances. A significant part of issues will be devoted to the rights of indigenous peoples,” reads the message on Dzhemilev’s Facebook page.

Moreover, within the framework of the UN Human Rights Council a number of issues on the status of human rights in Ukraine and Syria are to be considered as well.

The Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Affairs of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev began his visit to the United States. Dzhemilev will take part in ceremonies to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Ukraine's independence, in Washington, at the invitation of the US Ambassador of Ukraine Valeriy Chaly.

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