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Human Rights

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An essential part of open government includes protecting the sacred freedoms and rights of all citizens, including the most vulnerable groups, and holding those who violate human rights accountable.

Technical specifications: Commitments that use open government reforms to protect human rights/prevent violations for example through transparency concerning past abuses, oversight and accountability mechanisms, and measures to implement human rights frameworks domestically.

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Open Government Partnership