The US deplored the continued blocking of domestic and foreign news sources, attempts to filter media and online content, bans on personal email accounts, as well as torture and executions of 'netizens'. This resolution builds upon two previous resolutions, adopted by the Council in and But it is a crucial fight to wage.
We achieve this by supporting human rights defenders, strengthening human rights systems, and leading and participating in coalitions for human rights change.
Democracy and globalisation. Five candidates competed for three seats. The decision to move the meetings from New York to Geneva was part of this cut. Similarly, in , the Supreme Court in Pakistan called for a third gender category to be recognized, and in Bangladesh, the cabinet issued a decree recognizing hijras as their own legal gender.