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UN rights body should ensure accountability in Sri Lanka, independent reporting on Xinjiang, and annual updating of OPT database

We welcome the High Commissioner’s release of the database of businesses contributing to illegal Israeli settlements. The report brings a degree of transparency to business activities and helps build pressure on companies to stop contributing to rights abuse and to comply with their human rights responsibilities. As the report notes, the Human Rights Council has already decided that the database should be updated annually, and the Council should act this session to ensure this important work can continue. The High Commissioner has rightly insisted that any access to China’s Xinjiang region should…

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