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Human Rights Now is an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, Japan and its members comprise over 700 individuals and organizations, including lawyers, scholars, journalists, law firms, former UN official, retired Japanese Supreme Court Justices, and activists. Human Rights Now works for promotion and protection of human rights for people in the world, with a special focus on Asia.

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Joint statement to welcome the Resolution 2165 on Syria

On 14th July, the Security Council voted unanimously to support Resolution 2165 on Syria, authorising increased humanitarian access for the UN agencies and their implementing partners across conflict lines and across borders. Together with other 33 NGOs, Human Rights Now (HRN) signed the statement welcoming the Resolution, and emphasising what needs to be done to make sure millions of Syrians now get the aid they need.

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