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India re-elected member of UNHRC; PM expresses happiness

India was today re-elected as member of the Human Rights Council in General assembly of the UN. India with 162 votes emerged as the the top contender leaving behind Bangladesh, Indonesia and Qatar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed ..., 1 hour ago
India re-elected to UNHRC for two years Prokerala, 2 hours ago

Prime Minister expresses joy over India's re-election to UNHRC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight expressed happiness over India's re-election to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The Prime Minister has "expressed joy" over the development, according to a PMO statement. "India has emerged on top in the ...
 Business Standard1 hour ago Prime Minister Modi expresses joy over India`s re-election to UNHRC  Zee News1 hour ago Security Council encouraged by appointment of Iraqi Prime Minister-elect  Sify2 months ago UNHRC complaint may embarrass Modi  Rediff.com2 months ago
RIA Novosti

Ban Ki-Moon Condemns Expulsion of UN Joint Human Rights Office Head From Congo

UNITED NATIONS, October 21 (RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned on Tuesday the decision of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to expel director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) Scott Campbell. Ban ...
 RIA Novosti2 hours ago HRW supports UN petition for release of Venezuelan opposition leader  El Universal Venezuela21 hours ago UN High Commissioner Calls for Release of López  Americas Quarterly4 hours ago UN Human Rights Commissioner Condemns Expulsion of His Top Official in Congo  RIA Novosti1 day ago
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Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Azerbaijan

 Azeri-Press Information Agency6 hours ago NCHR Receives U.S. Commission On Inter...  AllAfrica.com1 day ago NHRC meet to tackle security & rights issues in Arab region soon  Qatar Tribune2 days ago Tories target European Court of Human Rights  Irish Times3 days ago
Jerusalem Post

UN: Israel must uphold human rights law in its treatment of Palestinians

The United Nations in Geneva on Monday rejected Israel's claim that a major human rights treaty was not applicable to its treatment of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. No, [Israel] is not responsible for those violations that are ...
 Jerusalem Post21 hours ago Punjab Police violates human rights: United Sikh Council  State Times2 months ago Weight gain  The Telegraph2 months ago UN to probe human rights violations by Israel  Prokerala2 months ago

UN rights body to share Syria war crimes evidence

The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted overwhelmingly to share its evidence of Syrian atrocities in hopes it will be forwarded to the world's war crimes tribunal. By a vote of 32-5, with 10 abstentions, the 47-nation council adopted the resolution Thursday ...
 Sify3 weeks ago Sir Hugh Orde to stand down as chief officers replace ACPO with new policing body  Risk UK2 hours ago UN rights chief slams Security Council  Asian Age1 month ago We failed to prevent Iraq, Syria violence: UN rights chief flays Security Council  First Post.com1 month ago
RIA Novosti

Iran Opposes UN Rapporteur's Visit Over Biased Reports: Human Rights Council

MOSCOW, October 17 (RIA Novosti) - Iran has declined the visit of UN human rights rapporteur, Ahmed Shaheed to Iran due to his biased reports against the Islamic Republic, the Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights said. "This is why ...
 RIA Novosti4 days ago Human Rights Official: Ahmad Shaheed Not Allowed to Visit Iran for Biased Reports  Fars News Agency4 days ago Human rights official protests at Norway for mistreating Iranian students  IRIB World Service5 days ago New Videos Confront Iran's Rights Violations through Personal Stories of Persecution  Payvand Iran News5 days ago
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UNGA asks Security Council to refer North Korea to ICC

A draft resolution for the UN General Assembly's human rights committee encourages the Security Council to consider referring the situation in North Korea to the International Criminal Court. A copy obtained Thursday by The Associated Press says the council ...
 IBN Live1 week ago UN resolution: Refer North Korea to criminal court  Sify1 week ago

UN urges world to defend women

The new UN Human rights chief called on Monday for the world to protect women and minorities targeted by Islamic State militants, formerly known as ISIS, in Iraq and Syria which he said were “increasingly conjoined conflicts”. Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein, ...
 Asian Age1 month ago Islamic State militants want to create a 'house of blood': UN Rights chief  First Post.com1 month ago Jihadists aim to create 'house of blood': new UN rights chief  Deccan Herald1 month ago Jihadists want to create house of blood UNHRC  Hindustan Times1 month ago
Jagran Post

Loss of life in Sri Lanka conflict could have been averted: US

In a statement at a UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva on Thursday, US said a delayed response by the international community resulted in decaying human rights situations in those countries. Issued during a panel discussion on the role of prevention in ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago Lanka Victim of 'Ill-Conceived Agendas' in UN: Rajapaksha  Outlook3 weeks ago Sri Lanka to counter allegations at UN rights sessions  Business Standard1 month ago
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