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Archive of Submissions to International Human Rights Mechanisms

The Advocates for Human Rights (“The Advocates”) is a volunteer–based nongovernmental organization committed to the impartial promotion and protection of international human rights standards and the rule of law. The Advocates conducts a range of programs to promote human rights in the United States and around the world, including monitoring and fact finding, direct legal representation, education and training and publications. Established in 1983, The Advocates has produced more than 75 reports documenting human rights practices in more than 25 countries and holds special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and special observer status with the African Union.

The Advocates for Human Rights actively participates in the work of international human rights monitoring by providing written and oral submissions to the UN Human Rights Council and other UN and regional human rights mechanisms.

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