UN denies links to International Human Rights Commission

FEBRUARY 24, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Following media reports regarding links between the United Nations and an Organization calling itself ‘the International Human Rights Commission’, the United Nations in Lebanon would like to reconfirm that this Organization is not part of or affiliated with the United Nations in any manner.

The United Nations in Lebanon recalls that the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is the sole United Nations body mandated to promote and protect human rights.

SOURCE: National News Agency- Lebanon