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A summary of the activities of the Human Rights Committee during its 136 session

* With thanks to the Petitions Unit for parts of this information concerning the individual communications. The Human Rights Committee concluded its one hundred and thirty-sixth session after adopting concluding observations on the reports of Ethiopia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Nicaragua, Philippines and the Russian Federation. The Committee’s concluding observations on these reports are available on the webpage of the session. The Committee held constructive dialogues with the delegations of Ethiopia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan and the Philippines, and also reviewed the periodic reports of Nicaragua and the Russian Federation, unfortunately in the absence of the delegation. In all reviews, the Committee noted positive developments,…