pursuant to Council resolution 16/9, and communicates developments in the human rights
Special Rapporteur‟s second interim report to the 67th session of the General Assembly
(A/67/369) in October 2012.
The present report outlines the Special Rapporteur‟s activities since the Council‟s
renewal of his mandate during its 19
session , examines ongoing issues, and presents
some of the most recent and pressing developments in the country‟s human rights situation.
Although the report is not exhaustive, it provides a picture of the prevailing situation as
observed in the preponderance of reports submitted to and examined by the Special
Rapporteur. It is envisaged that a number of important issues not covered in the present
report will be addressed in the Special Rapporteur‟s future reports to the General Assembly
and the Human Rights Council.