UN creates Afghanistan investigator post, over objections from China, Russia and Pakistan

//UN creates Afghanistan investigator post, over objections from China, Russia and Pakistan

UN creates Afghanistan investigator post, over objections from China, Russia and Pakistan

The European Union on Thursday won its battle at the UN Human Rights Council to create a new special rapporteur on Afghanistan, despite opposition from China, Russia and Pakistan.The rapporteur will be responsible for monitoring the rights situation in the country following the Taliban takeover, and will make recommendations on improvements.“This is an essential step to ensure continued monitoring, through a dedicated and independent expert, and to help prevent a further deterioration of the…

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