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US, at UN, says Israel must choose between settlements or two-state solution
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Cuba, other abusers seeking seats on UN rights council

John J. Metzler In a quiet but contentious campaign, countries are competing for new openings on the U.N.'s Human Rights Council. Many of the contenders for membership on the Geneva-based body include the political Who's Who of authoritarian ... China Post, 1 week ago
Abusers seek seats on UN Human Rights Council World Tribune, 1 week ago

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U.N. human rights forum to hold special session on Aleppo on Friday

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. Human Rights Council will hold a special session on the worsening situation in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday after a formal request from Britain, a United Nations statement said.
 Reuters1 week ago Magdy Martínez-Solimán: United Nations Office in Geneva Executive Briefing on Role of International Geneva on SDG Implementation  Foreign week ago Canada visit  OHCHR.org1 week ago Canada: United Nations Expert Group on People of African Descent launches Fact-Finding Mission  Foreign week ago
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Canada should refuse to vote human-rights abusers to UN council, MP alliance says

Rule of Law Former Liberal justice minister Irwin Cotler and an all-party alliance of MPs call for Canada to vote down countries known for their human rights violations Russia, China, Saudi Arabia and Cuba as they seek re-election to the United ...
 Probe International1 week ago UN Should Vote against Saudi Arabia Remaining on Human Rights Council  Fars News Agency2 weeks ago Saudi Arabia Shouldn't Be on Human Rights Council  Kayhan International2 weeks ago Vote against including China in UN Human Rights Council, MPs urge  CTV News3 weeks ago

UN Turns Blind Eye on Yemen Human Rights Abuses by Declining Inquiry

MOSCOW (Sputnik)— On Thursday, the UN Human Rights Council declined tocreate an independent investigation ofhuman rights violations in Yemen . "It is unacceptable that, after18 months ofconflict inYemen, the Human Rights Council is still ...
 Sputnik3 weeks ago U.N. Fails To Agree On Independent Inquiry Of Human Rights Abuses In Yemen  Bombay News.Net3 weeks ago

Govt snubs UN advice on death penalty

The Botswana government is yet to implement recommendations from the 2013 United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to hold a public debate on the death penalty and ensure that the executed persons bodies are handed over to families for burial. ...
 Mmegi Online2 weeks ago UNHRC intervention in Kashmir 'unacceptable': BJP  Business Standard2 months ago
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Israeli rights group urges UN to end Palestinian occupation

UNITED NATIONS — An Israeli human rights group urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to take decisive action now to end the country's occupation of Palestinian territory. Hagai El-Ad, executive director of B'Tselem, told an informal ...
 Stars and Stripes1 week ago BTselem head urges Security Council to act now on settlements  The Times Of Israel1 week ago Israeli rights group urges UN to take action on Palestinian plight  SAMAA TV1 week ago

Burundi: UNSC & solution between govt and human rights bodies

Expressing "deep concern" over the political situation in Burundi, the United Nations Security Council reiterated its demand that all stakeholders to refrain from any action that could threaten peace and stability in the country or undermine the ...
 GlobalSecurity.org1 week ago Burundi: Security Council hopes for swift solution between government and human rights bodies  United Nations1 week ago


BETHLEHEM, Palestine, Oct 15 (NNN-MA'AN) - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), held a special meeting Friday, regarding illegal Israeli settlement construction and expansion, in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Titled: "Illegal ...
 NAM News Network1 week ago At UN Security Council, human rights groups slam Israeli occupation, settlement expansion  JTA1 week ago UN Security Council Holds Meeting On Illegal Expansion of Israeli Settlements in West Bank  Qatar News Agency1 week ago
International Business Times UK

UN to dispatch envoy to Burundi to discuss peace and human rights abuses

Envoy will also discuss International Criminal Court withdrawal as pressure mounts on Bujumbura The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has expressed its intentions to impose targeted measures against all parties involved to uphold respect for ...
 International Business Times UK1 week ago UN Security Council to dispatch senior envoy to Burundi week ago Burundi: Security Council Dispatches Special Envoy for Talks On Political Crisis  AllAfrica.com1 week ago Security Council dispatches UN special envoy to Burundi for talks on political crisis  Foreign week ago
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UN human rights commissioner: UN should override Russia's veto in light of 'serious war crimes'

GENEVA (Reuters) - The top U.N. human rights official repeated his call on Wednesday for a dilution of big powers' United Nations veto in cases of serious war crimes, but he gave little support to Syrian opposition hopes of strong-arming Russia over ...
 Business Insider2 weeks ago UNHCR refuses to bypass Russian veto over Syria  The Gulf Today2 weeks ago After Yemen funeral raid, UN rues failure to punish war crimes| Reuters  First Post.com2 weeks ago Karabakh FM addresses letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights  News.am3 weeks ago
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