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NGOs call on States to join reprisals statement at UNGA Third Committee

ISHR together with 36 NGOs from around the world have called on member States of the UN General Assembly to sign on to a cross-regional joint statement on reprisals at the 76th session of the UNGA Third Committee.

ISHR, together with 36 NGOs from around the world, has called on member States of the UN General Assembly to sign on to a cross-regional joint statement on reprisals at the 76th session of the UNGA Third Committee. 
 
On 14 October 2021, the United Kingdom will present a cross-regional joint statement on reprisals on reprisals during the interactive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders.

NGOs urged States to show their commitment to ensuring that all civil society organisations and human rights defenders can engage with the UN without fear of intimidation and reprisal and sign on to the joint statement. 

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