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UNITED NATIONS
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

E/CN.4/1998/NGO/24

24 February 1998

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Fifty-fourth session
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