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Human rights and terrorism

Commission on Human Rights decision 1998/107

At its 52nd meeting, on 17 April 1998, the Commission on Human Rights, taking note of resolution 1997/39 of 28 August 1997 of the Sub­Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, decided, by a roll­call vote of 37 votes to none, with 16 abstentions, to approve the appointment of Ms. Kalliopi K. Koufa as Special Rapporteur to conduct a comprehensive study on terrorism and human rights on the basis of her working paper (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/28), and to request the Special Rapporteur to submit a preliminary report to the Sub­Commission at its fiftieth session, a progress report at its fifty­first session and a final report at its fifty­second session.

The Commission requested the Secretary­General to provide the Special Rapporteur with all the assistance necessary to enable her to accomplish her task.

[See chap. IX.]

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