Recent developments in the United Nations in the area of human rights and counter-terrorism

This report by the UN Secretary General refers to recent developments within the United Nations system in relation to human rights and counter-terrorism, including through the activities of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Council and its various special procedures mandates, the human rights treaty bodies, the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force and its Working Group on Protecting Human Rights while Countering Terrorism, the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate. It reports on the consideration by the United Nations human rights system of issues, including compliance of legislation, policies and practices for countering terrorism with international law, including international human rights law.

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