The UN Declaration on Cizre

10/05/2016
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2016

Need For Transparency, Investigations, In Light Of “Alarming” Reports Of Major Violations In South-East Turkey

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

un_zeidUN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein made this declaration on May 10, 2016 and expressed concern over the Turkish government’s refusal to allow a UN team to conduct research in the area amid reports that more than a hundred people had burned to death in buildings surrounded by security forces.