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... expresses serious concerns about repeated allegations of violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law by [affected country’s defense and security forces] in the conduct of counterterrorism operations ...

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Remaining deeply concerned by reports of increased serious violations and abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law committed by some members of [affected country’s defense and security forces], including against members of the opposition and of civil society in the context of the electoral process, strongly condemning the killing of civilians by State and non-State actors and disproportionate use of force by elements of the security forces, including during peaceful protests, in accordance with national legislation ...

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Strongly condemning all human rights violations and abuses and violations of international humanitarian law, including those involving extrajudicial killings, ethnically targeted violence, rape and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence, recruitment and use of children, enforced disappearances, arbitrary arrests and detention, violence aimed at spreading terror among the civilian population, targeting of members of civil society, and attacks on schools, places of worship, hospitals, medical facilities and transports, United Nations and associated personnel, and humanitarian personnel, by all parties, including armed groups and national security forces, as well as the incitement to commit such abuses and violations, further condemning harassment, targeting and censorship of civil society, humanitarian personnel and journalists, ...

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Condemning in the strongest terms ... the multiple violations of international humanitarian law and the widespread human rights violations and abuses, including sexual and gender-based violence, committed notably by both [armed group] and [armed group] elements, as well as other militia groups, as well as the targeting of civilians from specific communities,

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... expressing concern that the overall security situation in [area of affected country] remains precarious due to activities of militia groups, the incorporation of some militias into auxiliary units of [armed forces of affected country], which have become key actors in the conflict between [Government of affected country] and the armed movements and in inter-communal conflict and further exacerbate insecurity and threats against civilians in [area of affected country], the prevalence of weapons, which contributes to large scale violence and is undermining the establishment of the rule of law, acts of banditry and criminality and the absence of rule of law,

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Strongly condemns all terrorist attacks, violations of international humanitarian law and abuses of human rights by [armed groups] in [region], including those involving killings and other violence against civilians, notably women and children, abductions, pillaging, child, early and forced marriage, rape, sexual slavery and other sexual and gender-based violence, and recruitment and use of children, including increasingly the use of girls as suicide bombers, and destruction of civilian property, and calls for those responsible for these acts to be held accountable, and brought to justice;

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The Security Council ... expresses grave concern over reports of human rights violations and abuses in [specific area of affected country], including by [affected country’s security forces], in particular against persons belonging to [specific community], including those involving the systematic use of force and intimidation, killing of men, women, and children, sexual violence, and including the destruction and burning of homes and property.

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Condemning all acts of violence against civilians, including acts of terror, as well as all acts of provocation, incitement and destruction,

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Condemns in the strongest terms all instances of trafficking in persons in areas affected by armed conflicts, and stresses that trafficking in persons undermines the rule of law and contributes to other forms of transnational organized crime, which can exacerbate conflict and foster insecurity and instability and undermine development;

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Recalling its press statement of [date] on the ethnic violence and the situation in [affected country] and, in this regard, expressing deep alarm over the escalation of ethnic violence, ... and strongly condemning all instances of attacks against civilians, ethnically targeted killings, hate speech, and incitements to violence, and further expressing deep concern at the possibility that what began as a political conflict could transform into an outright ethnic war, as noted by the Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide, ...

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... expressing deep concern at a significant increase in violence in and around [specific area in region of affected country], where fighting between [Government of affected country] and [armed group] continued, including aerial bombardments and reported attacks on women and children, as well as inter-communal conflict over land, access to resources, migration issues and tribal rivalries, including with the involvement of paramilitary units and tribal militias, including in [specific areas in region of affected country] where inter-communal conflict led to significant displacement as well as the killing and wounding of civilians and the wounding of a peacekeeper,

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Deploring the violations of international humanitarian law and human rights violations and abuses committed by Government of [affected country’s] security forces, their proxies, and armed groups, including those opposing the Government of [affected country], especially at [camp for internally displaced persons] and at [locality in affected region], as reported by the [Panel of Experts established by the Security Council to assist the relevant Security Council sanctions Committee in piloting and overseeing the implementation of the Security Council sanctions regime in relation to the situation in affected country],

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Strongly condemning the increased cases of human rights violations and abuses, including those involving extra-judicial killings, acts of torture and other cruel, inhuman and/or degrading treatment, arbitrary arrests, illegal detentions, harassment and intimidation of human rights defenders and journalists, and all violations and abuses of human rights committed in [affected country] both by security forces and by militias and other illegal armed groups

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The Security Council expresses its outrage that civilians continue to account for the vast majority of casualties in situations of armed conflict and at the various short and long-term impacts that conflict continues to have on civilians, including forced displacement, and damage to and destruction of civilian property and livelihoods.

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Strongly condemning the resurgence of violence ... the continuous cycle of provocations and reprisals by armed groups, both inside and outside of [capital of affected country]; the threats of violence, human rights violations and abuses and international humanitarian law violations, including those involving extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture, sexual violence against women and children, rape, recruitment and use of children and attacks against civilians, attacks against places of worship, and denial of humanitarian access, committed by armed elements, which continue to adversely affect the dire humanitarian situation faced by the civilian population and to impede humanitarian access to vulnerable populations

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Strongly condemning the continuing widespread violations of human rights and international humanitarian law by the [national] authorities, as well as the human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian law by armed groups

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Expressing concern at the reports of violations of human rights, including extrajudicial killings, violence against women, children and journalists, arbitrary detention and pervasive sexual violence in [affected country], including in camps for internally displaced persons, and underscoring the need to end impunity, uphold human rights and to hold accountable those who commit such crimes

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Expresses deep concern at the escalation of interreligious and intercommunal violence as well as violence targeting members of ethnic and religious groups and their leaders ...

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Reiterating its strong condemnation of all violations of international law committed against and/or directly affecting civilians, including women and girls in armed conflict and post-conflict situations, including those involving rape and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence, killing and maiming, obstructions to humanitarian aid, and mass forced displacement,

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Expressing grave concern at the continuing human rights violations, including inter alia arbitrary arrests and detentions, torture, and incidences of extrajudicial killings, as well as looting of property, by armed groups and by national security institutions ... as well as the inability of the authorities to hold those responsible to account,

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Expressing its concern about the continuing precarious and volatile security ...

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