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Denmark a candidate for UNHRC
Copenhagen Post

Denmark a candidate for UNHRC

The government has revealed it has decided to put Denmark forth as a candidate for the United Nation's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in the future. Denmark's candidacy will be for the period from 2019-2021 and will be decided by the UN General ... Copenhagen Post, 3 days ago
India desists to vote against Israel Rising Kashmir, 1 month ago

Op-ed: We Just Saw a Turning Point for Global LGBT Rights

In a historic gathering Monday, the United Nations held its first-ever meeting of the Security Council to address the human rights of LGBT people . The briefing, convened and chaired by U.S Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and her ...
 Gay.com3 days ago
Amnesty International USA

UN Human Rights Council: Create Commission of Inquiry for Yemen

The undersigned organizations call on the United Nations Human Rights Council to create an international commission of inquiry to investigate alleged serious violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law by all ...
 Amnesty International USA1 week ago Fulfilling our responsibility to protect in Yemen  Daily News Egypt1 week ago Yemen: Set UN Inquiry Into Violations by All Sides  Human Rights Watch1 week ago UN Should Investigate Violations Against Yemen Civilians By All Sides - HRW  Sputnik1 week ago

Israel snubs UN rights body over Gaza war report

Israel snubbed a United Nations Human Rights Council session Monday debating a scathing report detailing likely war crimes committed during last year`s Gaza war, with Israel`s ambassador slamming the body as "morally flawed". "I am out here and not in there ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Epoch Times

Rights Groups Petition United Nations to Take Action to End Organ Harvesting in China

During the 29th Human Rights Council session in Geneva, on June 15, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein pledged to defend the world's downtrodden and disenfranchised without fear or favor regardless of the victim ...
 Epoch Times3 weeks ago Human Rights Council Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) National Council of Western Armenia Assembly of Armenians from Western Armenia  Noyan Tapan1 month ago Human rights issues in Gilgit-Baltistan, PoK raised at UN  Sify2 months ago

Sri Lanka taking measures to prevent human trafficking, irregular migration

Sri Lanka has told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that the country is taking measures to prevent all forms of irregular migration, smuggling in persons and human trafficking.According to, Sri Lanka's Permanent ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Latin American Herald Tribune

HRW Urges UN to Impose Arms Embargo on Syrian Regime

CAIRO Human Rights Watch, or HRW, called on the UN Security Council on Thursday to impose an arms embargo on the Syrian government for bombing civilians, such as the airstrikes witnessed in the town of Douma that left over 100 people dead. HRW ...
 Latin American Herald Tribune1 week ago HRW urges Syria arms embargo after deadly regime strikes  World Bulletin1 week ago Human Rights Watch urges Syria arms embargo  Arabstoday.net1 week ago HRW Urges Syria Arms Embargo  VOA News1 week ago

Burundi violence spirals toward point of no return, UN rights official tells Security Council

A top United Nations human rights official says the situation in Burundi has not yet reached the point of no return but is spiraling in that direction. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic told The Associated Press after ...
 DailyNews724.com2 weeks ago

UN to investigate government over human rights abuses

The United Nations is due to visit the UK to investigate whether the government's welfare reforms have led to grave or systematic violations of disabled people's human rights, it has been reported. A leading disability charity said that the UN's ...
 MSN UK19 hours ago United Nations To Investigate If British Government's Welfare Reforms Violate Human Rights  Huffington Post UK22 hours ago UN To Investigate British Government Over Human Rights Abuses  Huffington Post UK17 hours ago Scrapping the Human Rights Act will hurt the UK  Prospect1 week ago
Philippine Daily Inquirer

UN climate talks: the sticking points

02:35 PM August 29th, 2015 Recommended UN Security Council members vote on a resolution on Ukraine at the United Nations headquarters in New York on March 15, 2014. AFP PARIS, France—The 195-nation UN climate talks resume Monday when ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer2 days ago An Historic Step at the United Nations on LGBT Rights  US Department of State4 days ago How to democratise the UN  Zimbabwe Herald5 days ago U.N. Security Council holds first LGBT rights meeting  UPI5 days ago
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