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UN: Expert on counter-terrorism and human rights invited to Israel and the US

On 6 December, Martin Scheinin, UN Human Rights Council expert on counter-terrorism and human rights, publicly welcomed the positive response from the Israeli Government to his request to conduct a mission to Israel. On 16 January, the expert also announced that the US had accepted his request to visit the country in 2007. He is seeking to visit the US in the second half of May 2007.

UN Statement 1 UN Statement 2