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India to seek re-election to UNHRC next month
IndiaTV News

India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council

India today got re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17. India is currently a member of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council and its term will end on December 31, 2014. It was seeking re-election to the UN body, ... Business Standard, 1 hour ago
RIA Novosti

UN Human Rights Commissioner Condemns Expulsion of His Top Official in Congo

MOSCOW, October 20 (RIA Novosti) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has condemned the decision of the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to order his top official to leave the country. "Not only has my ...
 RIA Novosti1 day ago Zeid condemns expulsion of top UN human rights official in DRC  Modern Ghana1 day ago DRC expels top UN envoy  Zimbabwe Herald11 hours ago DR Congo: UN rights chief condemns government's decision to expel envoy  United Nations1 day ago
United Nations Multimedia

15 countries vying for seats on UN Human Rights Council

21 Oct 2014 Listen / Human Rights Council. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré Fifteen new members are on Tuesday being elected to sit on the UN Human Rights Council . The Council was created by the General Assembly in 2006 to address human ...
 United Nations Multimedia11 hours ago In Assembly speech, Israel's Netanyahu warns against ‘militant Islam’; denounces UN rights council  Sify3 weeks ago UN Human Rights Council votes to support LGBT rights, India abstains from voting  DNA3 weeks ago India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza  IndiaTV News1 month 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 Post18 hours ago DPRK denounces human rights draft resolution  Xinhua News Agency2 days ago UN to probe human rights violations by Israel  Prokerala2 months ago Israel to testify on Gaza before UN in Geneva  Jerusalem Post1 day ago

Thailand up for human rights vote today

The United Nations General Assembly will decide today if it wants Thailand to join the 47-member UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) five months after a military coup in the country. Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and Qatar are vying for the ...
 Bangkok Post17 hours ago Thailand: Human Rights Watch Letter on UN Human Rights Council Candidacy  Human Rights Watch14 hours ago Thailand: UN Body Requires Rights Commitment  Human Rights Watch18 hours ago Thailand: Address human rights concerns in order to be a credible and legitimate UNHRC member  Fidh1 day ago
Korea Times

Letter to the Permanent Representatives of Members and Observers of the United Nations Human Rights Council - Urgent Request for a United Nations Human Rights Council (hrc) Special Session On Accountability for Grave and Widespread Human Rights Viola

Excellency, We, the undersigned organisations, would like to bring to your attention the ongoing grave and widespread abuses and violations of international human rights and violations of humanitarian law taking place in Libya. These include ...
 Individual.com3 days ago 1st human rights council meeting  Korea Times5 days ago Urgent request for a United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) Special Session on accountability for grave and widesprea  Mbendi5 days 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 New Videos Confront Iran's Rights Violations through Personal Stories of Persecution  Payvand Iran News4 days ago
Islamic Republic News Agency

Iran opposed UN investigator visit for his biased reports: Larijani

Tehran, Oct 17, IRNA - Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights said Tehran opposed any visit by the UN human rights rapporteur, Ahmed Shaheed, due to his invalid reports against the
 Islamic Republic News Agency4 days ago Human Rights Official: Ahmad Shaheed Not Allowed to Visit Iran for Biased Reports  Fars News Agency4 days ago
IBN Live

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 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 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 Outgoing UN Leader Criticises Security Council for Inaction  Outlook1 month ago
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