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ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
24 February 1998
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Item 9 (d) of the provisional agenda
There have been 2 instances to date where submissions
have been filed with the United Nations Economic and
Social Council's Commission on Human Rights detailing
the plight of the Pontians. The first submission is dated 24
February 1998 (E/CN.4/1998/NGO/24) , the second dated
25 January 2002 (E/CN.4/2002?NGO/30). A case is put
forward regarding their civil and political rights as well as
the restrictions to their freedom of expression for their
cultural identity which was formed over thousands of years
Pontos and the United Nations