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Chapter 6



-2009 Digest Chapter 6
-19. Statement of Michael H. Posner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, to the Human Rights Council (Sept. 30, 2009).
-20. Press briefing by Department of State Legal Adviser Harold Hongju Koh and Assistant Secretary Posner, Geneva (Sept. 28, 2009).
-21. U.S. statement on the Human Rights Council's resolution on the freedom of expression (Oct. 6, 2009).
-22. U.S. statement on the Human Rights Council's resolution on the right to the truth (Oct. 20, 2009).
-23. U.S. explanation of vote on the Human Rights Council's resolution on traditional values (Oct. 2, 2009).
-24. U.S. explanation of position on the Human Rights Council's resolution on transitional justice (Oct. 1, 2009).
-25. Statement of Assistant Secretary Posner on the Report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (Sept. 29, 2009).
-26. U.S. statement at the 12th Special Session of the Human Rights Council: The Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem (Oct. 15, 2009).
-28. U.S. statement to the Sixth Committee on the ILC report; topic: protection of persons (Oct. 30, 2009).
-29. Statement by Mark C. Storella, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i., U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Geneva, and Head of U.S. Delegation, at the Durban Inter-Sessional Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group Session (Feb. 19, 2009).
-30. U.S. response to the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards Request for Contributions (May 29, 2009).
-31a. U.S. announcement of proposed Action Plan to combat racial and religious discrimination and intolerance (Nov. 9, 2009).
-31b. U.S. Action Plan.
-32. U.S. statement to the Human Rights Council on the report of UN Special Rapporteur Doudou Diene on his mission to the United States (June 16, 2009).
-33. Statement of Sarah Cleveland, Department of State Counselor on International Law, on the report of the special rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance (Sept. 30, 2009).
-34. Letter from Secretary of State Clinton and accompanying proposed "Strategic Plan for Combating Violence Against Women in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)" (July 23, 2009).
-35. U.S. statement at the Human Rights Council's annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective into its work (Sept. 28, 2009).
-36. U.S. statement on the Human Rights Council's adoption of a resolution on the elimination of discrimination against women (Oct. 2, 2009).
-37. U.S. response to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding the defamation of religions resolution (Aug. 12, 2009).
-38. U.S. statement on the report of the special rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance (Sept. 30, 2009), see document 33 supra.
-39. Department of State, Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ("Disabilities Convention") (Oct. 9, 2009).
-40. U.S. explanation of position on the Human Rights Council's resolution on the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children (June 18, 2009).
-41. U.S. views provided to the UN independent expert, "Public Consultation on the Human Rights obligations related to Sanitation" (June 3, 2009).
-42. U.S. explanation of position on the Human Rights Council's resolution on access to medicine (Oct. 2, 2009).
-43. U.S. explanation of position on the Human Rights Council's resolution on the food crisis (Oct. 1, 2009).
-44. U.S. explanation of vote on the Human Rights Council's resolution on the right to development (Oct. 1, 2009).
-45. U.S. statement on the Human Rights Council's resolution on follow up to the special session on the financial crisis (Oct. 1, 2009).
-46. U.S. explanation of position on the Human Rights Council's resolution on toxic wastes (Oct. 2, 2009).
-47. Statement of Brandon Prelogar, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, at a panel discussion on human rights of migrants in detention centers, Geneva (Sept. 17, 2009).
-48. U.S. statement on the report of the special rapporteur on the situation on human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples (Sept. 28, 2009).
-49. U.S. statement on the report of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People on its Second Session (Sept. 28, 2009).

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