Situation of human rights in Iraq

Economic and Social Council Decision 1995/286

At its 52nd plenary meeting, on 25 July 1995, the Economic and Social Council, taking note of Commission on Human Rights resolution 1995/76 of 8 March 1995, approved:

(a) The Commission's decision to extend for a further year the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iraq, as contained in Commission resolutions 1991/74 of 6 March 1991, 1992/71 of 5 March 1992, 1993/74 of 10 March 1993 and 1994/74 of 9 March 1994, and its request to him to report periodically to the Commission on the situation of human rights in Iraq and to submit an interim report on the question to the General Assembly at its fiftieth session and a report to the Commission at its fifty-second session;

(b) The Commission's request to the Secretary-General to provide the Special Rapporteur with all necessary assistance in carrying out his mandate and to take the necessary measures to send a team of human rights monitors to such locations as would facilitate improved information flows and assessment and would help in the independent verification of reports on the situation of human rights in Iraq, and its request to him to provide appropriate additional resources, from within existing overall United Nations resources, to fund the sending of human rights monitors.

52nd plenary meeting,
25 July 1995


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