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United Nations Human Rights Committee
Draft General Comment on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights - Right to life.

In July 2017, during its 120th session, the Human Rights Committee finalised its first reading of draft General Comment on article 6 of the Covenant and invites all interested stakeholders to comment on the Committee's Draft.

The draft General Comment can be accessed here and comments on it must be submitted by 6 October 2017.

Your attention is drawn to paragraphs 9 and 10 in particular, that carry implications for abortion and assisted suicide.

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