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28 Mar 2008
Resolution 7/25 (Prevention of Genocide) A/HRC/RES/7/25

Resolution 7/25 was adopted on February 28th, 2008 in regards to the prevention of genocide. The Human Rights Council called upon states who had not yet ratified or acceded to the Convention on Genocide to do so; and to cooperate in strengthening existing mechanisms that contribute to early detection of human rights violations that could lead to genocide. The Council also reiterated the responsibility of each state to protect its population from genocide through necessary means.