RightsNOW Pakistan Praises UN Security Council and HRC’s Decision on Libya

Posted: March 1, 2011 in News and Views

Press Release: RightsNOW Pakistan

RightsNOW Pakistan praises the speedy and timely action of both UN Security Council and Human Rights Council on Libya and calls it a step towards justice and prevention of further human rights violations and serious crimes in Libya. This decision of UN Security Council will open the closed gates of humanitarian support for the civilians in Libya. This decision is message for dictators as reminders that sovereignty cannot be used any longer to exterminate their population. In the name of sovereignty, crimes against humanity will not be tolerated.

This decision of the UN Security Council to refer the Libya as situation to the International Criminal Court will give legitimacy to the International Criminal Court and will further strengthen it. This is an strong steps toward ending impunity.

Director RightsNOW Pakistan commend the unanimous decision of 15 members of the UN body on Libya.


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