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Ratification of international human rights treaties

The Angolan Council of Ministers has today announced that they have approved the ratification of international human rights treaties.

The Angolan Council of Ministers has today announced that they have approved the ratification of international human rights treaties, including the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination; the Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights concerning the Abolition of the Death Penalty; Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts; the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons; and the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

The decision has now been sent to the National Assembly and will thereafter be sent to the President for ratification.

Please follow the link to the Ministry of Justice and Human Right’s press release:

https://direitoshumanosangola.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Nota-de-Imprensa-Tratados-de-DHAprovação-CM.pdf

By Hannah Hills

Focus on international human rights law with emphasis on refugee and asylum law, business and human rights, sustainability and the SDGs.

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