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UN Rights Body Should Extend Commission of Inquiry on Burundi’s Mandate for Further Year

To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland Excellencies, Ahead of the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council (“HRC” or “the Coun­cil”), we, the undersigned national, regional, and international civil society organisations, write to call on your delegation to support a resolution extending the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on Burundi for a further year, until September 2020. The work conducted by the CoI provides critical oversight of the human rights situation in Bu­run­di. The situation in the country…

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