2 June 2000
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Sub-Commission on the Promotion and
Protection of Human Rights
Item 2 of the provisional agenda
QUESTION OF THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, INCLUDING POLICIES OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND SEGREGATION, IN ALL COUNTRIES, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO COLONIAL AND OTHER DEPENDENT COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES:REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMISSION UNDER COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS RESOLUTION 8 (XXIII)
Situation of human rights in the Republic of the Congo
Note by the secretariat
1. In its resolution 1999/1, the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights requested the Secretary-General to submit a report on the situation of human rights in the Republic of the Congo to the Commission on Human Rights and the Sub-Commission at their next sessions and recommended that the Commission should consider the question. The Sub-Commission decided, if the Commission was unable to do so, to continue consideration of the question at its fifty-second session.
2. The Secretary-General submitted to the Commission at its fifty-sixth session a report on the situation of human rights in the Republic of the Congo (E/CN.4/2000/30), which is available to the members of the Sub-Commission.