Commission on Human Rights

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Noun1.Commission on Human Rights - the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with human rights
Economic and Social Council commission, ECOSOC commission - a commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
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The Commission on Human Rights reiterated on Saturday its call for the government to address human rights violations following the country's election to the United Nations Human Rights Council.
The National Commission on the Human Rights Bill proposes the creation of a National Commission on Human Rights for the purpose of promotion and protection of human rights as provided for in the constitution of Pakistan and various international instruments of the United Nations Human Rights Council to which Pakistan is a state party.
The Human Rights Council, replacing the Commission on Human Rights, was officially established by the UN General Assembly on 15 March 2006 with the adoption of resolution A/RES/60/251.
In a speech that was to have been delivered March 29 before the UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) in Geneva, Bishop Ingham said that religion has been "one of the principle obstacles to homosexual rights throughout the world."
Saying he has no regrets about the past ten years, Kempling announced his intention to take his complaint to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. He hopes that a favourable ruling will embarrass Canada into reviewing its alleged commitment to free speech for religious minorities.
[The following are excerpts of the remarks at a High-Level Segment of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, March 16, 2004.]
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