UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet

Michelle praises the Sudanese revolution

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, praised the peaceful change that took place in Sudan and commended the Sudanese revolution that led to a political agreement and a constitutional declaration on August 17, which facilitates the transition toward democracy in Sudan.

Addressing the 42nd regular session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights at the UN Palace in Geneva on Monday, UN High Commissioner praised the constitutional document signed by the Sudanese parties and the human rights covenants contained therein.

In her speech, she pointed out that, there is a UN Office for Human Rights in Khartoum, expressing the hope that discussions would result in the establishment of a permanent UN office for human rights in Sudan.

She affirmed their readiness to provide technical assistance to the new government in Sudan, including the legal reforms stipulated in the constitutional declaration agreed upon by the Sudanese parties, especially on issues of transitional justice.

Source: alahdathnews


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