QUESTION: How does the UN keep a check on violations of Human Rights by the Member States?
ANSWER: The UN Commission on Human Rights and its sub-commission on prevention of discrimination and protection of minorities meet every year and discuss the complaints. The General Assembly may impose sanctions And economic blockades against the State which is violating Human Rights.
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