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Election > Asia
United Nations
Special Focus: Human Rights Council Election, May 2006
Briefing to the 61st Session of the UNCHR


Asian States: 13 seats, 18 declared candidates

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Afghanistan,Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Republic, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Syrain Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timore-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen.

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Pledges
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Statement in the General Assembly
(Availiable In English, French, and Arabic)
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Number of Core Human Rights Treaties and Protocols Ratified
(14 possible)
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Number of Protocols to the Geneva Conventions Ratified
(2 possible)
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Party to the ICC
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Standing
Invitation to Special Procedures
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General Assembly Voting Record
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CHR Voting Record
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Bahrain Yes Yes 6 2     20%
11%
Bangladesh Yes 9 2     20%
N/A
China Yes Yes 6 2     15%
10%
India Yes Yes 7 0     20%
17%
Indonesia Yes Yes 6 0     10%
7%
Iran Yes Yes 4 0   10%
N/A
Iraq Yes Yes 5 2     55%
N/A
Japan Yes Yes 8 2     95%
73%
Jordan Yes Yes 6 2 45%
N/A
Kyrgyzstan Yes 11 2     45%
N/A
Lebanon Yes Yes 7 2     35%
N/A
Malaysia Yes Yes 2 0     10%
21%
Pakistan Yes 3 0     15%
20%
Philippines Yes No 11 1     39%
N/A
Republic of Korea Yes No 9 2   75%
70%
Saudi Arabia Yes Yes 4 2     25%
30%
Sri Lanka Yes   No 11 0     35%
50%
Thailand Yes   No 8 0     45%
N/A

 

   



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