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Human Rights Cases

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 4 March 2021

Thursday, 4 March 2021

Ceisteanna (109)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

109. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the action taken to date by the international community to assist a person (details supplied); if the EU and UN will intercede on their behalf; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12452/21]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Foreign)

I am aware of the case to which the Deputy refers, and the reports are a cause for serious concern.

We note that the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has raised the case with the UAE authorities, and we encourage the UAE to engage fully with the UN's efforts.

My Department will continue to closely monitor this case, and we await the outcome of the UN engagement.

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