UN Human Rights Committee To Review Civil and Political Rights Record Of Liberia, Other Countries.

GENEVA (5 April 2018) – The UN Human Rights Committee is expected to review  findings of Liberia and other countries from July 2 to 27 July civil and political rights record of these countries.

The Committee’s dialogue with Liberia was postponed to its July session.

Already the Committee has published its findings on the civil and political rights record of countries it examined during its latest session: Guatemala, El Salvador, Norway, Lebanon and Hungary.

The findings, officially termed concluding observations, contain positive aspects of the respective State’s implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), and also main matters of concern and recommendations.

The concluding observations are now available here:

Background

Human Rights Committee members are independent human rights experts drawn from around the world, who serve in their personal capacity and not as representatives of States parties. The Committee’s concluding observations are an independent assessment of States’ compliance with their human rights obligations under the treaty.

Source: UN

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.