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... stressing the importance of releasing all persons detained arbitrarily, including human rights defenders and persons of different political affiliations, ...

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... stresses the importance of further progress in the reconstruction and reform of the prison sector in [affected country], in order to improve the respect for the rule of law and human rights therein, emphasizes the importance of ensuring access for relevant organizations, as applicable, to all prisons and places of detention in [affected country], welcomes [affected country’s action plan on the elimination of torture] as well as the revised Penal Code and efforts of [Government of affected country] at taking steps to ensure consistency with [affected country]’s international obligations and commitments, emphasizes the need for full implementation of such efforts, calls upon [Government of affected country] to fulfil its expressed commitment to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture,] and calls for full respect for relevant international law including humanitarian law and human rights law;

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The Security Council ... urges [Member States] to take urgent measures to prevent human rights abuses and violations, including arbitrary arrest and detention, and ensure that persons deprived of liberty are treated in accordance with international law ...

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Strongly condemning the arbitrary detention and torture of individuals in [affected country], notably in prisons and detention facilities, as well as the kidnappings, abductions, hostage taking and forced disappearances, and demanding the immediate end of these practices and the release of all arbitrarily detained persons starting with women and children, as well as sick, wounded and elderly people including United Nations and humanitarian personnel and journalists,

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Strongly condemning all abuses and violations of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law, including those involving ... arbitrary arrests and detentions and ill-treatment of persons whose liberty has been restricted ..., calling on all parties to cease unlawful and arbitrary detention of all children, and calling upon all parties to bring an end to [all abuses and violations of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law] and to comply with their obligations under applicable international law,

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... calling on all parties to immediately release any arbitrarily or unlawfully detained persons, emphasizing that those responsible for violations of international humanitarian law and violations and abuses of human rights, including those involving detainees ..., must be held accountable, ...

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Condemns increased human rights violations and abuses in, and relating to, [region of affected country], including those involving ... arbitrary arrests and detentions; calls on [Government of affected country] to investigate allegations of such violations and abuses and bring those responsible to justice; expresses deep concern about the situation of all those so detained, including civil society members, IDPs and a [UN-regional Mission] human rights monitor; emphasizes the importance of ensuring, within its current mandate, [UN Mission]’s and other relevant organizations’ ability to monitor such cases; ... calls on [Government of affected country] fully to respect its obligations, including by ... releasing all political prisoners ... and ensuring [UN-regional Mission] monitors’ access and freedom of movement, including by refraining from arresting and detaining [UN-regional Mission] staff;

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Reiterates the primary responsibility of Member States to protect civilian populations on their territories, in accordance with their obligations under international law, and calls on all Governments in [region], and as relevant the United Nations and other actors, to prioritise human rights protection concerns including through: ... taking urgent measures to prevent arbitrary arrest and detention and ensure that persons deprived of liberty are treated in accordance with international law;

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Decides further that [UN Mission] and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, within their mandate and in a manner consistent with [affected country’s] sovereignty, leadership and ownership, will continue to lead and coordinate the international civilian efforts, in full cooperation with the Government of [affected country] ... with a particular focus on the priorities laid out below: ... (e) continue, with the support of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, ... to cooperate also with [Government of affected country] and relevant international and local non-governmental organizations ... to monitor places of detention, ...

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Urges the Government of [affected country], as well as all [affected country’s] stakeholders, to cooperate fully with the deployment and activities of the United Nations police component in [affected country], and to allow full and unhindered access by United Nations personnel to places of detention and individual detainees;

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... stressing the need to transfer detainees to State authority,

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... emphasizes the importance of ensuring, within its current mandate, [AU-UN Mission]’s and other relevant organizations’ ability to monitor [cases of arbitrary arrest and detention]; and in this regard urges the Government of [affected country] to extend even greater cooperation with [AU-UN Mission] towards fulfilment of this goal and to provide accountability and access to justice for victims; calls on the Government of [affected country] fully to respect its obligations, including by fulfilling its commitment to lift the state of emergency in [affected area], releasing all political prisoners and allowing free expression

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Condemns cases of torture and mistreatment, and deaths by torture, in detention centres in [affected country], calls upon the ... government [of affected country] to take all steps necessary to accelerate the judicial process, transfer detainees to State authority and prevent and investigate violations and abuses of human rights, calls for all ... parties [in affected country] to cooperate with ... government [of affected country] efforts in this regard, calls for the immediate release of all individuals arbitrarily arrested or detained in [affected country], including foreign nationals, and underscores the ... government [of affected country]’s primary responsibility for promoting and protecting the human rights of all persons in [affected country], particularly those of ... migrants and other foreign nationals

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Reiterates the need for [AU Mission] to ensure that any detainees in their custody, including disengaged combatants, are treated in strict compliance with applicable obligations under international humanitarian law and human rights law, including ensuring their humane treatment, and further reiterates its request for [AU Mission] to allow appropriate access to detainees by a neutral body

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Expressing concern at reports of human rights violations and abuses in detention, calls upon the government to ensure that the conditions of detention of detainees are in line with international obligations and to take all steps necessary to prevent and investigate violations and abuse of human rights in the context of detention and welcomes the support provided by the [regional organization] and [country] in this regard

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Expresses concern at the reports of human rights violations received by [UN mission] and its partners, ... and calls upon the ... Government of [affected country] to promote respect for and actively protect human rights, including of persons in detention centres

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Expressing grave concern at the lack of judicial process for conflict-related detainees, including children, many of whom continue to be held outside state authority, and at reports of human rights violations and abuses, including torture and sexual and gender-based violence, in detention centres, and, in that regard, underlining that all parties in [affected country] should extend full cooperation to [UN Mission] on all issues pertaining to the promotion and protection of human rights

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Strongly condemns the arbitrary detention and torture of civilians in [affected country], notably in prisons and detention facilities, as well as the kidnappings, abductions and forced disappearances, and demands the immediate end of these practices and the release of all arbitrarily detained persons starting with women and children, as well as sick, wounded and elderly people and including United Nations personnel and journalists

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Calls upon the Government to ensure that the conditions of protection and detention ... are in line with international obligations, including with regard to access by relevant organizations with a mandate to monitor detention centres, and fulfil their prosecutions and trials in accordance with international obligations relating to due process and fair trial requirements

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