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India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council

From Yoshita Singh United Nations, Oct 21 (PTI) 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, ... Press Trust of India, 3 hours ago
Thailand up for human rights vote today Bangkok Post, 21 hours ago
BD elected UNHR council member Dhaka Tribune, 2 hours ago

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India re-elected to UNHRC for two years

India was Tuesday re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the term 2015-2017 in a keenly contested election in the UN General Assembly in New York.Other countries in the fray were Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Qatar for four ...
 Prokerala2 hours ago ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : Briefing Security Council on Recent Trip to Region, Secretary-General Challenges Israeli, Palestinian Parties to Make the Tough Compromises that Are Needed Now  4 Traders1 hour ago No hope for long-term stability in Gaza - Ban  Kuwait News Agency4 hours ago New York, 21 October 2014 - Secretary-General's remarks to Security Council briefing on the Situation in the Middle East [as delivered]  United Nations4 hours ago
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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 Israel to testify on Gaza before UN in Geneva  Jerusalem Post1 day ago Weight gain  The Telegraph2 months ago UN to probe human rights violations by Israel  Prokerala2 months ago
RIA Novosti

UN rights chief blasts Kinshasa for expelling top envoy

High Commissioner of the United Nations for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein attends a press conference … The UN rights chief on Sunday condemned Kinshasa for expelling his top envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and accused the ...
 Yahoo! News2 days ago UN Human Rights Commissioner Condemns Expulsion of His Top Official in Congo  RIA Novosti1 day ago Zeid condemns expulsion of top UN human rights official in DRC  Modern Ghana1 day ago HIGH COMMISSIONER ZEID CONDEMNS EXPULSION OF TOP UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICIAL IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO  Noodls1 day ago

NHRC meet to tackle security & rights issues in Arab region soon

MANEESH BAKSHI DOHA NATIONAL Human Rights Committee (NHRC) is all set to hold کThe International Conference on the Challenges to Security and Human Rights in the Arab Region' at Ritz Carlton Doha on November 5 and 6. The conference will be the ...
 Qatar Tribune2 days ago New working papers on business and human rights  Danish Institue for Human Rights1 day ago • Jordan, Iraq agree to sign MoU in human rights field  Jordan News Agency5 days ago 8/ Jordan, Iraq agree to sign MoU in human rights field  Federation of Arab News Agencies5 days ago

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights violations and war crimes committed, particularly in the Gaza Strip. The UN Human Rights Council has taken note that Alamuddin is unavailable to serve on the Gaza Commission of Inquiry due to her prior professional commitments. In a statement on Tuesday, President of the UN Human Rights Council Baudelaire ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago U.N. names panel to probe war crimes in Gaza; Israel slams it  First Post.com2 months ago UN names three-member panel to probe Gaza conflict war crimes  Jagran Post2 months ago UN names 3-member panel to probe Gaza conflict war crimes  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Sri Lanka president uses UN speech to assail war crimes probe

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa assailed the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday in his address to the U.N. General Assembly, calling its probe into Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war disproportionate and politically ...
 Reuters3 weeks ago Sri Lanka to counter allegations at UN rights sessions  Rediff.com1 month ago

UN rights chief slams Security Council

In her last address to the Security Council, the UN human rights chief sharply criticised the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put national interests ahead of stopping mass atrocities. “I ...
 Asian Age1 month ago U.N. rights chief rebukes Security Council for failures to act  Reuters2 months ago United Nation rights chief rebukes Security Council inaction  Economic Times1 month ago

Libya: Letter to the Permanent Representatives of Members and Observers of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Washington, DC — 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.
 AllAfrica.com4 days ago Urgent request for a United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) Special Session on accountability for grave and widesprea  Mbendi5 days ago 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  Individual.com4 days ago
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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 Three U.N. peacekeepers killed in Darfur  Sott.net2 hours ago Ban & attacks on UN peacekeepers in Darfur  GlobalSecurity.org4 days ago Ban deplores attacks on UN peacekeepers amid simmering tensions in Darfur region  United Nations4 days ago
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