UNHRC establishes independent commission of inquiry into Russian invasion

UNHRC establishes independent commission of inquiry into Russian invasion

UNHRC establishes independent commission of inquiry into Russian invasion

Written by Amani Nilar

04 Mar, 2022 | 6:16 pm

(News 1st); The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to set up an independent commission of inquiry as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

“The Human Rights Council has decided to urgently establish an independent international commission of inquiry as a result of #Russia’s aggression against #Ukraine,” the council said in a Twitter post Friday (04).

Two countries — Russia and Eritrea — voted against the decision, and 13 member states abstained, including China, Cuba, Armenia, Kazakhstan, India, Uzbekistan and Venezuela.​

There were 32 countries that voted in favor of the decision.

 

 

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