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Международная сеть правозащитных организаций в поддержку призывников, военнослужащих и альтернативнослужащих: действия по обеспечению верховенства права
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ODIHR. Report Expert Meeting on Human Rights Monitoring in the Armed Forces, Warsaw, 4-5 March 2013

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) hosted the Expert Meeting on Human Rights Monitoring in the Armed Forces on 4 and 5 March 2013. In total, 24 representatives from civil society, military associations, ombuds institutions and academia from across the OSCE region exchanged experiences and good practices in monitoring and protecting the rights of service personnel.
Some of the main issues of concern and challenges identified and discussed were: non-combat deaths, mistreatment and bullying, lack of human rights training for

20 Kyrgyzstan’s conscripts who escaped recently return to military unit

20 Kyrgyzstan’s conscripts who escaped recently returned to the military unit. Deputy commander for educational work of the military unit No. 702 of Interior Ministry’s internal troops, Gennady Krasnyansky, told 24.kg news agency.
According to him, an enlightening talk was conducted with fugitives. The cause and circumstances of the escape are being established. “They arrived on their own at the unit. Their deed can be regarded as a disciplinary offense. It does not fall under criminal offence,” Gennady Krasnyansky said.

NGO Guidelines on the Reporting Process of the UN Human Rights Committee

The Centre for Civil and Political Rights has released Guidelines on the Reporting Process to the UN Human Rights Committee in English and French. These Guidelines are intended for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and give an overview of the Reporting process and the role of the NGOs in this process, including in the follow-up to the Concluding Observations.
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