HRC Special Session 17 - Human rights in Syria

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic

adopted 22 August 2011

With this resolution the Human Rights Council established the International Commission of Inquiry on Syria to investigate human rights violations committed in Syria since March 2011. It asked the Commission of inquiry to establish the facts and identify those responsible with a view of ensuring the perpetrators are held to account. For more information on the Commission of Inquiry click here.

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