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01 Jul 2016
Situation of human rights in Eritrea A/HRC/RES/32/24

On 1 July 2016 the Human Rights Council passed a resolutions extending the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea for a period of one year; condemning in the strongest terms the reported systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations that have been and are being committed by the Government of Eritrea in a climate of generalized impunity; expressing deep concern at the commission's findings that there are reasonable grounds to believe that crimes against humanity have been committed in Eritrea since 1991; and calling upon the Government of Eritrea to investigate promptly all allegations of extrajudicial killings, torture and other cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment or punishment, rape and sexual abuse within the national service, and to bring perpetrators to justice.