Resolution 21/26 (Syria) A/HRC/RES/21/26

28 September 2012

On 28 September 2012 the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 21/26 on the situation in Syria. Resolution 21/26 strongly condemns the continued and widespread and systematic gross violations of human rights by the Syrian authorities, including the increasing number of massacres, and calls upon the government to meet its responsibility to protect its population. The resolution also extends the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) and demands the government cooperate with, and grant country access to, the CoI.

United Nations Human Rights Council

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