26 January 2020,   22:30
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UN Human Rights Council adopted resolution on Georgia"s occupied territories

The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on Georgia"s occupied territories.
The resolution, called Cooperation with Georgia, recognizes the efforts of the Government of Georgia for strengthening democracy, the rule of law and human rights in the country. In addition, the Council welcomes the cooperation of the Government of Georgia with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and other human rights, regional and international mechanisms. The Council reiterates support for Georgia"s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.
The Council express serious concern about the cases of discrimination, violation of the right to life, deprivation of liberty, illegal detention and abduction, violation of property rights and the right to health, as well as restriction of the right to get education in the mother tongue and demolition of IDPs’ houses in Abkhazia and “South Ossetia.

The Council also directs the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to submit reports on the issues in the resolution.

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