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End to death penalty on Australia's UN agenda
WA Today

End to death penalty on Australia's UN agenda

Australia would use a seat on the United Nation's chief human rights body to wage a tireless campaign to end the death penalty around the world, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop said during a speech to the UN's General Assembly. As she spoke ... WA Today, 6 days ago
Cihan Haber

Current ceasefire opens a lot of possibilities, Ivan Simonovic

11:25:54 After participating in the first inter-active dialogue on Ukraine at the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday (Sept 29), the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Simonovic, briefed After ...
 Cihan Haber5 days ago REVEALED: UK, Saudi Conspired in Secret to Clinch UN Human Rights Seats  Sputnik6 days ago U.N. rights boss urges Sri Lanka to probe secret jails, missing people  Reuters5 days ago Decapitation Kingdom to head human rights council  Communist Party of Australia6 days ago
New Indian Express

India to support Sri Lanka in UN

India is likely to back Sri Lanka on the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution over alleged war crimes if it is put to vote in Geneva. NEW DELHI: India is likely to back Sri Lanka on the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution over alleged war ...
 Economic Times6 days ago Human Rights Council Betrays Tamils, Appoints Killer as Judge, Says Vaiko  New Indian Express6 days ago Sri Lanka: UN Resolution Could Advance Justice  Human Rights Watch1 week ago India hopes for consensus on resolution at UNHRC on Sri ...  Firstpost.com1 week ago

Move UN over Sri Lanka war crimes, TN tells centre

Tamil Nadu on Wednesday urged the central government to move a resolution in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for an international enquiry against those who committed war crimes against Tamils in Sri Lanka. In a resolution passed unanimously in ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Sri Lanka war crimes resolution softened before U.N. debate  Reuters6 days ago Dangers of the hybrid war crimes move  Sri Lanka Island1 week ago Ranil Expects Final US Resolution on War Crimes to be Favorable  New Indian Express1 week ago
Washington Post

US backs Dutch resolution seeking probe of Yemen conflict

By , GENEVA — The U.S. ambassador to a United Nations human rights body says his country supports Dutch efforts to create an international fact-finding mission in war-torn Yemen. Keith Harper told The Associated Press on Monday, however, ...
 Washington Post1 week ago Call for UN probe into Yemen conflict  Oman Observer1 week ago Amnesty urges UN to probe 'abuses' in Yemen conflict  Arabstoday.net1 week ago Amnesty calls for U.N. inquiry into Yemen's bloody conflict  AlertNet1 week ago
Eurasia Review

Sri Lanka rejects US draft resolution at UNHRC

Sri Lanka today rejected the first US draft resolution at United Nations Human Rights Council saying that its contents are counterproductive to reconciliation efforts in the country.The US draft has proposed a series of steps for fixing accountability for war ...
 News on Air2 weeks ago Sri Lanka To Co-Sponsor US Human Rights Draft Resolution  Eurasia Review1 week ago Sri Lanka Says Will Take Steps To Safeguard Human Rights Of All Citizens  Eurasia Review2 weeks ago Sri Lankan prime minister rejects UN call for international war crimes investigation  Himalayan Times1 week ago

UNSC reform most urgent and pressing need: Swaraj

India on Thursday said that the United Nations Security Council reform is the "most urgent and pressing need" and called for inclusion of more developing nations in the decision making structures of the powerful world body. Addressing the UN General Assembly, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that in order to preserve the "centrality and legitimacy" of the UN as the custodian of global peace, security and development, the reform of the Security Council is its "most urgent and ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago At Security Council, Ban underscores shared responsibility to resolve Mid-east conflicts  United Nations5 days ago 70th United Nations general debate begins  Tass.ru1 week ago What Lies Ahead As The UN Turns 70?  The Star (Kenya)1 week ago
MSN Philippines

World Leaders Address Women's Rights, Empowerment at U.N., but Key Countries Absent

Provided by IBT Media (UK) 09_27_2015_xi_jinping World leaders packed a meeting at the United Nations on Sunday morning to reaffirm their commitment to improving gender equality domestically and internationally, although several key players ...
 MSN Philippines1 week ago Reforming the United Nations  ACQ Magazine6 days ago When the General Assembly votes, the US should abstain  Jewish World Review6 days ago United Nations at 70: The foundations still remain strong  Gulf News6 days ago

The Latest: US, rights groups hit China's jailing of women

5:05 p.m. The United States and human rights organizations are sharply criticizing China's repression and imprisonment of women's rights activists in advance of a high-level U.N. meeting Sunday co-chaired by China's President Xi Jinping. The ...
 Mail.com1 week ago High-level breakfast entitled "Progress on women's rights and gender equality"  PDG1 week ago President calls for global focus on gender equality  Irish Times1 week ago The Latest: Merkel says women's rights are human rights  Mail.com1 week ago

Saudi Arabia Beheads People On A Whim. UN Makes Them Head Of Human Rights Council!

The United Nations has been criticised for handing Saudi Arabia a key human rights role - despite the country having "arguably the worst record in the world" on freedoms for women, minorities and dissidents. Oil trumps human rights Critics, ...
 Indiatimes1 week ago Fury after Saudi Arabia 'chosen to head key UN human rights panel'  Times of India2 weeks ago Fury after Saudi Arabia chosen to head key UN human rights panel  IndiaVision2 weeks ago Outrage As Saudi Arabia Is Chosen To Head Key Human Rights Panel  Before It's News1 week ago
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