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Human Rights Council: Special Session on Myanmar, 2 October, 2007, reports and resolutions

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Title: Human Rights Council page on its Special Session on Myanmar
Date of publication: November 2007
Description/subject: In addition to the resolution and the report, this page constains: * Order of the day - 2 October 2007 * Bulletin of informal meetings - 2 October 2007 * HRC extranet: special session page Login | New users... Oral statements: * "The Human Rights situation in Myanmar", Statement by Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar, Mr. Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro... * Statement by Ms. Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the occasion of the 5h Special session of the Human Rights Council... Press releases: * Human Rights Council concludes fifth special session * Human Rights Council strongly deplores continued violent repression of peaceful demonstrations in Myanmar.
Language: English (French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Chinese avaialble)
Source/publisher: Human Rights Council
Format/size: html/pdf
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2008


Individual Documents

Title: Report on the 5th special session of the Human Rights Council on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 28 November 2007
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations (A/HRC/S-5/2)
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2008


Title: Human Rights Council - 5th Special Session: Resolution S-5/1: Situation of human rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 02 October 2007
Description/subject: HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 5th SPECIAL SESSION -- on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Language: English, French, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese
Source/publisher: United Nations (A.HRC.RES.S.5-1)
Format/size: pdf
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/5session/A.HRC.S-5.2_fr.pdf
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/5session/A.HRC.S-5.2_ru.pdf
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/5session/A.HRC.S-5.2_sp.pdf
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/5session/A.HRC.S-5.2_ar.pdf
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrcouncil/docs/5session/A.HRC.S-5.2_ch.pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2008


Title: Human Rights Council: 5th Special Session: Statement by Ms. Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Date of publication: 02 October 2007
Description/subject: "...Along with the political initiatives underway, the Human Rights Council should use means commensurate to the occasion to impress upon the Government of Myanmar the urgent need to implement its international human rights obligations and to account publicly for past and on-going violations."
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2008


Title: Human Rights Council: 5th Special Session: Statement by Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar
Date of publication: 02 October 2007
Description/subject: xxxxxxxxxx "The Human Rights Situation in Myanmar", Fifth Special Session Human Rights Council, 2 October 2007, Geneva, Statement by Special Rapporteur on , Mr. Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2008


Title: Press release: Human Rights Council concludes fifth special session
Date of publication: 02 October 2007
Description/subject: "... Adopts Resolution Deploring Violent Repression in Myanmar and Calling for the Release of Peaceful Protesters and All Political Detainees The Human Rights Council concluded its fifth Special Session this afternoon after adopting a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar in which it deplored the violent repression of peaceful demonstrations and called for the release of peaceful protesters and all other political detainees. In the resolution, which was adopted by consensus, the Council strongly deplored the continued violent repression of peaceful demonstrations in Myanmar, including through beatings, killings and enforced disappearances, and urged the Government to exercise utmost restraint and to desist from further violence against peaceful protesters. The Council urged the Government to ensure full respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, to end impunity and to investigate and bring to justice perpetrators of human rights violations, including for the recent violations of the rights of peaceful protesters. It also urged the Government to release without delay those arrested and detained as a result of the recent repression of peaceful protests, as well as to release all political detainees in Myanmar, including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2008