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UN rights council recommends suspending Libya, launches inquiry into ‘gross’ violations
25 Feb 2011 -  The United Nations Human Rights Council today strongly condemned the recent violence in Libya and ordered an international inquiry into alleged abuses, while also recommending that the country’s membership in the UN’s top human rights body be suspended. In a resolution adopted unanimously at the end of a special session held in Geneva, the 47-member Council called on the Libyan Government to meet its responsibility to protect its population, immediately end all human rights violations, stop any attacks against civilians, and respect the popular will, aspirations and demands of its people. Full story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=37626&Cr=Libya&Cr1=
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