OHCHR

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OHCHROffice of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (United Nations)
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Al-Obaid assured the OHCHR's commitment to provide the possible support to Yemen in the field of protection and promotion of human rights.
Christine Bayugan, a representative of the Mandaya tribe from Davao Oriental, said the affidavit submitted to UN OHCHR summed up the problems faced by the IPs for the past 50 years.
She urged OHCHR to immediately take note and act on the new Indian government's policy of increasing the military action against Kashmiris in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
However, the OHCHR said the numbers might be lower than actual figures since cases were not always reported or recorded as linked to 'popular justice'.
The EFSAS release outlined the points given in its commentary titled, "Second OHCHR Report on Jammu and Kashmir perseverates with the same flaws as the first."
"We again welcome the OHCHR's recommendation for the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry (COI) to investigate the gross and systematic human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir," a Foreign Office statement said.
The OHCHR offers assistance through 'technical expertise' and 'capacity development' to support the implementation of international human rights standards.
The proposed research centre would bring the knowledge available within the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and for international experts to shape practical and technical recommendations, according to Anis Anani from OHCHR.
Rishmawi said that after the 2015 Resolution on Sri Lanka was passed with the support of Sri Lanka, the OHCHR office had been working with the Government to implement the proposals in the Resolution.
Ressa was released on bail on Thursday, the charges are still pending," said OHCHR Spokesperson Rupert Colville in a statement dated February 15 that was distributed only on Monday.
The OHCHR called for the formation of a Commission of Inquiry