UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Bahrain, Algeria, the Gambia, Liberia, Lithuania, and Lao People’s
GENEVA (26 July 2018) – The UN Human Rights Committee has published its findings on the civil and political rights
record of countries it examined during its latest session: Bahrain, Algeria, the Gambia, Liberia, Lithuania, and Lao
People’s Democratic Republic.
The findings, officially termed concluding observations, contain positive aspects of the respective State’s
implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), and also main matters of concern and
The UN Human Rights Committee will next meet from 8 October to 2 November, 2018, to review Belarus, Belize, Bulgaria,
Guinea, Sudan, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Committee will also adopt lists of issues on the following States parties: Mauritania, Tajikistan, Trinidad and
Tobago, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, and Senegal. Lists of issues, which are public documents, outline the topics the
Committee will focus on during its later review of the country in question.