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[pp. 13] Recalling the importance of fighting impunity within all ranks of [affected country’s defense and police forces] [op. 14] ... reiterates the importance and urgency of prompt and transparent investigations into violations of international humanitarian law and violations or abuses of human rights in [specific region of affected country], ...

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Noting with grave concern that impunity in [affected country] contributes to widespread violations and abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law, stressing the need to end impunity for these violations and abuses, and re-emphasizing in this regard the need that those who have committed or are otherwise responsible for such violations and abuses in [affected country] be brought to justice,

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[pp. 11] Stressing the urgent and imperative need to end impunity in [affected country] and to bring to justice perpetrators of violations of international humanitarian law and of abuses and violations of human rights, welcoming in this regard the progressive operationalization of [ad hoc national jurisdiction established to judge individuals suspected of having committed criminal acts in the context of conflict in affected country] and underlining the need to bolster the other national accountability mechanisms as well as the support for the work of the Independent Expert on human rights in [affected country], [op. 24] Reiterates the urgent and imperative need to hold accountable all perpetrators of violations of international humanitarian law and violations and abuses of human rights, irrespective of their status or political affiliation, and reiterates that some of those acts may amount to crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to which [affected country] is a State party;

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... emphasizing that those responsible for violations of international humanitarian law and violations and abuses of human rights, including those involving detainees and sexual and gender-based violence, must be held accountable, welcoming the establishment by [affected country’s head of Government] of a committee to investigate reported violations and abuses, including the reports of missing men and boys from [city of affected country] and other territories liberated from [armed group]], and stressing the need for all such allegations, wherever they occur, to be immediately and comprehensively investigated and, as appropriate, prosecuted,

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... underlining that [attacks against UN peacekeepers] may constitute war crimes under international law, stressing that those responsible for these acts should be held accountable, calling on [Government of affected country] to swiftly investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice;

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[pp. 12] ... underlining the importance of effective police and rule of law institutions to establishing a protective environment and combating impunity in line with international human rights standards and noting that ... the presence and capacity of justice and corrections institutions across [area of affected country] is limited and impunity for serious crimes remains widespread, [pp. 26] ... stressing the importance that the Council attaches to ending impunity including through ensuring accountability and bringing to justice the perpetrators of crimes committed by all parties in [region of affected country] ...

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Emphasises the importance of strengthening cross-border judicial cooperation in identifying and prosecuting perpetrators of human rights violations and abuses, as well as the most serious crimes, such as sexual and gender-based violence; ... urges the prompt investigation of all allegations of abuse, including sexual abuse, and holding those responsible accountable;

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The Security Council stresses the importance of undertaking transparent investigations into allegations of human rights abuses and violations, including sexual violence and abuse and violence against children, and of holding to account all those responsible for such acts to provide justice for victims.

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Stressing the urgent and imperative need to end impunity in [affected country] and to bring to justice perpetrators of [acts of violence, human rights violations and abuses and international humanitarian law violations, including against women and children, attacks against United Nations peacekeepers, international forces and humanitarian personnel, and denial of humanitarian access], some of which may amount to crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to which [affected country] is a State party,

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... recognizes the importance of collecting and preserving evidence relating to [acts of human trafficking] in order to ensure that those responsible can be held accountable ...

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Reaffirms that those responsible for committing or otherwise responsible for terrorist acts, and violations of international humanitarian law or violations or abuses of human rights in this context, must be held accountable;

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Recalls that there should be no impunity for any of those responsible for violations of international humanitarian law and violations and abuses of human rights in [affected country] and the region, ...

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... stressing the importance of accountability, reconciliation, and healing among all [affected country’s] communities as prominent elements of a transitional agenda, while also taking note of the important role international investigations, and where appropriate, prosecutions can play with respect to holding those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity,

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Reaffirming the importance of holding accountable those responsible for violations or abuses of human rights or violations of international humanitarian law, including those involved in attacks targeting civilians,

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Reaffirming its determination to combat impunity for all those responsible for serious international crimes and the necessity of all persons indicted by [Security Council-established ad hoc international tribunals] being brought to justice,

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Recognizing that ... putting an end to impunity and ensuring accountability are essential to ensuring the rule of law and security in [affected country], including access to justice,

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Emphasizing that there are existing prohibitions under international humanitarian law against attacks intentionally directed against civilians, as such, which in situations of armed conflict constitute war crimes, and recalling the need for States to end impunity for such criminal acts

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Stressing the importance of accountability in preventing future conflicts, avoiding the recurrence of serious violations of international law, including international humanitarian law and human rights law, and enabling sustainable peace, justice, truth and reconciliation and emphasizing in this context the responsibility of States to comply with their relevant obligations to end impunity and, to that end, to thoroughly investigate and prosecute persons responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, or other serious violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law

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Stressing the urgent and imperative need to end impunity in [affected country] and to bring to justice perpetrators of violations of international humanitarian law and of abuses and violations of human rights, underlining in this regard the need to bolster national accountability mechanisms and underlining its support for the work of the Independent Expert on human rights in [affected country] and of the International Commission of Inquiry [mandated by the Security Council to investigate allegations of international humanitarian and human rights law violations and human rights abuses committed by all parties in affected country during the crisis]

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Recalling the Secretary-General’s call to the Council to reject any endorsement of amnesty for genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity or gross violations of human rights and international humanitarian law, and welcoming in this regard the promulgation of the Amnesty law in [affected country], excluding those who have committed genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity or gross violations of human rights and international humanitarian law, and urging the government of [affected country] to follow through by undertaking the necessary judicial reform to ensure that the [affected country] effectively addresses impunity

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... calls for those responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law, including sexual violence and violations and abuses against children, to be held accountable in accordance with international standards, and urges all Member States to cooperate closely with the ... government [of the affected country] in its efforts to end impunity for such violations

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Further expressing concern at the insufficient capacity of the police, justice and corrections institutions to hold perpetrators of [international humanitarian and human rights law] violations and [human rights] abuses accountable

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... stressing the importance of investigating [alleged human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian law], including those that occurred throughout the ... crisis, committed by all parties, irrespective of their status or political affiliation, reaffirming that those responsible for such violations must be held accountable and brought to justice irrespective of their political affiliation, while respecting the rights of those in detention ..., urging the Government to increase and expedite its efforts to combat impunity,

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Stresses that all those responsible for human rights violations and abuses must be held accountable, and underlining the need for a comprehensive, independent and impartial investigation consistent with international standards into alleged human rights abuses and violations, to prevent impunity and ensure full accountability;

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... stressing that those responsible for or complicit in attacks targeting the civilian population, including aerial and naval attacks, must be held to account,

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