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EL chief ‘deeply regrets’ Mali’s decision to expel older rights official

In the framework of the political transition toward a return to constitutional purchase in Mali, the EL chief underscored the vital need for the Malian authorities to protect human rights, including in particular, freedom of appearance, which is crucial for the functioning of a democratic society.  

Critical need to protect rights

Late last month, UN-appointed independent rights experts known as on Malian authorities in order to launch a probe into the mass execution of civilians in 2022, allegedly with the Government forces and the military contractor. He expressed full confidence in MINUSMA and the dedication and professionalism of its personnel to implement the mission’s mandate to support Mali and its particular people, including in the advertising and protection of individual rights.

Designation does not apply to UN

Featuring the doctrine of unerwünschte person, he noted that it is not applicable to UN workers. The doctrine is also contrary to the legal framework relevant to the UN, including regarding obligations under the UN Charter and those concerning the privileges and immunities of its personnel. MINUSMA was established in 2013 following insecurity in the north and a unsuccessful military coup by Islamist rebels, who still hold sway across much of the particular north and centre from the country. Entering the eleventh year of a chronic security crisis, Mali faces ongoing instability, assault and the spread of extremists and armed groups. Worries also persist about the Wagner Group’s activities in the country, a Russia-based private military contractor. The transitional Government associated with Mali had made the particular announcement on Sunday, in essence, barring the Director of the Human Rights Division from the UN Stabilization Mission within Mali ( MINUSMA ) from staying in the country, who is the top associated with the UN human rights office (OHCHR) there.


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