UN Human Rights Council to consider situation in Belarus

It is stated in a special resolution of the Council of the EU that the Belarusian human rights situation will be one of the main priorities of the EU at the session of the UN Human Rights Council. This session will be held in June 2013.

The EU foreign ministers have adopted this resolution without debates, says interfax.by. The meeting was held in Brussels on Monday. The document, in particular, says that the EU considers it a priority to discuss the human rights situation in Syria, where there are violations of the international law. The EU insists that the violations should not go unpunished.

The document also refers to human rights violations in North Korea, Iran, Sri Lanka, Mali, Myanmar, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Sudan and South Sudan.

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