At the UN Human Rights Council Radical Party continues to demand truth over Saddam Hussein’s exile. It will attend the September session with worldwide members and experts


Geneva, September 10th – The Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty by virtue of its consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the UN (ECOSOC), will attend as a non-governmental organization the 21st session of the UN Human Rights Council, held in Geneva from Monday 10th to Friday 28th september. The Radical delegation will be made​up of the Party’s General Councillors Antonio Stango, Matteo Angioli, Penelope Faulkner, Kok Ksor and Vo Van Ai.

The Radical Party will intervene in particular in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur Pablo de Greiff on the "Promotion of truth, justice, reparations and guarantees of non-recurrence" (Tuesday 11), in several discussions on item 4 of the agenda ("Human rights situations that require the Council's attention "), in the debate on indigenous peoples (Tuesday 18), the analysis on the situation in Bahrain – submitted this year to the mechanism of Universal Periodic Review (Wednesday 19) and in interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Cambodia (Tuesday 25).

In addition, three themed debates will be organized by the Radical Party in the premises of the Palace of Nations, with witnesses from various countries: on Monday 17 on freedom of association and related violations (with speakers from Russia, Kazakhstan, China and Vietnam); Wednesday 19 on human rights in Bahrain (under the coordination of Niccolò Figà-Talamanca, Secretary General of No Peace Without Justice); on Tuesday 25 on national and religious minorities in the Middle East (with particular attention to Western Balochistan and to Iraq, in collaboration with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization – UNPO).

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