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Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief says

Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief ...

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay arrives for the 21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in the Palestinian Territories at the United Nations Office in Geneva July 23, 2014. Credit: ... Reuters, 11 hours ago
TNA calls Pillay to probe incidents from 1974 The, 21 hours ago
Daily Times

Rafsanjani deplores Israeli crimes against humanity

The International Atomic Energy Agency is the world's nuclear watchdog and the United Nations Security Council, as the superior body to the IAEA, guarantees the implementation of decisions made by the nuclear agency. International organizations ...
 Iran Daily3 hours ago Remarks at a Briefing on the UN Security Council Trip to Europe and Africa  US Department of State4 hours ago Rafsanjani Blasts Int'l Bodies' Silence on Israeli Crimes in Gaza  Fars News Agency14 hours ago Arab Media: UN Security Council Resolution on ISIL Paves Way for Intervention in Syria  Fars News Agency17 hours ago

Sri Lanka to refuse visas to UN investigators probing war cimes

Sri Lanka has refused to accept the authority of the UN Human Rights Council which voted in March to probe allegations that the military killed 40,000 civilians in the final months of the separatist war, which ended in 2009. The post Sri Lanka to refuse visas ...
 First Post.com21 hours ago Sri Lanka rules out Jaffna pullout  New Delhi Pioneer1 day ago Former Finnish president to advise UN's Sri Lanka war crimes inquiry  Sify1 month ago Sri Lanka opposes UN-backed war crimes probe  Sify2 months ago

UN Security Council threatens S. Sudan sanctions

The U.N. Security Council could impose sanctions on leaders in South Sudan if gross violations of human rights continue to be carried out, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday during a visit to the country. Samantha Power said that peace ...
 Sify1 week ago On landmark Somalia visit, Security Council pledges support toward political reforms  Sify5 days ago In South Sudan, Security Council warns sanctions possible against 'spoilers'  Sify6 days ago House leader calls for U.N. sanctions in South Sudan conflict  Washington Times13 hours ago
Bahrain News Agency

Human Rights Minister receives GCC human rights delegation

Manama, Aug 19 (BNA) Minister for Human Rights, Dr. Salah bin Ali Abdulrahman, has received Human Rights Office' Director at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s Secretariat, Mudhi bin Mutairan Al-A'rdi, and the accompanying delegation. Human ...
 Bahrain News Agency14 hours ago Egypt rights body gives propsals to legislative reform committee  Masress.com18 hours ago Civil Rights Defenders calls on Azerbaijani authorities to immediately release all human rights defenders  Panorama.am1 day ago GCC ministers cancel EU meeting after criticism of Bahrain's human rights record  Middle East Eye1 day ago
Bahrain News Agency

Bahraini elected head of UNHRC's Complaints Team

New York: Aug. 19 (BNA): The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)-affiliated Complaints Team has elected Bahraini national Saeed Mohammed Al Fayhani as chairman of its fifteenth session. Al Fayhani's election to this position is one of the ...
 Bahrain News Agency21 hours ago UNHRC complaint may embarrass Modi  Rediff.com1 week ago

IBAHRI paper examines the fragility of judicial independence across the globe today

20/08/2014 In the latest International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) thematic paper, published today, Geoffrey Robertson QC reflects on some of the problems facing the fragile reed of judicial independence across the globe, ...
 International Bar Association6 hours ago IBAHRI calls on the Council of Europe to take urgent action against  Groong2 days ago Bar Council renews calls to establish IPCMC  My Sinchew3 days ago

Justice Misra comes in support of Justice Katju

Goa Human Rights Commission chairman Justice P K Misra has come in support of Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju on the expose of a "corrupt'' judge who was confirmed as a judge of the Madras high court following the alleged blackmail of ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago Controversy erupts as Markandey Katju targets ex-CJI  Asian Age1 week ago Katju triggers fresh controversy, targets ex-CJI Balakrishnan  Deccan Herald1 week ago Justice Katju stings judiciary again, targets ex-CJI Balakrishnan  Rediff.com1 week ago

Moral insanity: Israeli Backlash Follows UN Appointment of Gaza War Crimes Commission

Oxfam International Just one more result of the ongoing "cleansing" of Gaza The United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday announced the appointment of experts to carry out an independent commission charged with investigating possible war ...
 Sott.net3 days ago UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe  Rediff.com1 week ago UN Rights Council appoints members of commission to investigate purported Gaza violations  Sify1 week ago UN names three-member panel to probe Gaza conflict war crimes  Jagran Post1 week ago
The Telegraph

Broom drive at MGM

Members of Jharkhand Human Rights Council (JHRC) on Sunday carried out a cleanliness drive at the MGM Medical College and Hospital in Sakchi in a symbolic protest to shame lax authorities into taking necessary steps to keep the heal hub clean. Led by JHRC ...
 The Telegraph2 days ago
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