39/L.29 The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic
Human Rights Council Thirty-ninth session
10–28 September 2018
Agenda item 4
Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention
Russian Federation,* Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of): amendment to draft
39/… The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic
After paragraph 39, insert a new paragraph reading
39 bis. Expresses its concern at the findings of the Special Rapporteur on the
negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights1 and the
Commission of Inquiry2 that sanctions exacerbated the suffering of Syrian civilians by their
negative impact on human rights and humanitarian access;
* State not a member of the Human Rights Council. 1 See A/HRC/39/54/Add.2.
2 See A/HRC/39/65.