Agbor Balla urges UN Economic and Social Council to stop rights abuses in NW, SW

Human rights lawyer, Barrister Nkongho Felix Agbor has urged thw United Nations Economic and Social Council to take measures to prevent further rights violations in the North West and South West regions of the country.

This was in an oral statement to the 42nd session of the human rights council on behalf of the Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, LRWC.

“In Cameroon … there are numerous reports of arbitrary and incommunicado detention without access to lawyers” he said.

Barrister Agbor Balla on behalf of the LRWC proceeded to present a number of requests to the council to be carried out in Cameroon, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines and China.

The requests are as follows:
1) Respect and cooperate with the High Commissioner;

2) Clearly denounce these violations and identify measures for effective prevention and remediation;

3) Introduce measures to ensure that every Council member fully complies with Resolution 60/251 by cooperating with Council mandates and upholding the highest human rights standards.

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