Human Rights Council

UN chief Antonio Guterres appoints investigation head for Myanmar

UN chief Antonio Guterres appoints investigation head for Myanmar

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Nicholas Koumjian of the US as head of the Independent Investigative ...Read More

India appears all set to win election to UN Human Rights Council unopposed By Yoshita Singh

India appears all set to win election to UN Human Rights Council unopposed By Yoshita Singh

United Nations : India appears set to be elected to the United Nations’s top human rights body in the Asia-Pacific category for a period ...Read More

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Myanmar rejects UN charges of genocide

Naypyidaw : Myanmar on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there was evidence of genocide in the military operation carried out by t...Read More

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Separatist leaders seek UN probe into J&K situation

New Delhi : Three top separatist leaders of Kashmir are jointly collecting signatures of the people of Jammu and Kashmir on a petition fo...Read More

UN expert slams US on poverty, quitting global rights body

UN expert slams US on poverty, quitting global rights body

Berlin: A human rights expert is criticizing the US for failing to tackle poverty, days after Washington quit the United Nations body tha...Read More

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, condemns shameless hypocrisy

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, condemns shameless hypocrisy

Washington: The US withdrew today from the UN Human Rights Council and condemned its “shameless hypocrisy” in absolving wrongdoers throug...Read More

Kashmiri activist raises Pakistan’s conspiracy of injecting communalism in Kashmir

Kashmiri activist raises Pakistan’s conspiracy of injecting communalism in Kashmir

Geneva [Switzerland]: Intervening the debate at the ongoing 36th session of Human Rights Council, Junaid Qureshi, Director European Found...Read More

Rohingyas a personal challenge for Suu Kyi

Rohingyas a personal challenge for Suu Kyi

India had good reason to try and block the United Nations human rights council from sending a mission to Myanmar to examine the Rohingya ...Read More

I was tortured beyond limits: Pakistani blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya

I was tortured beyond limits: Pakistani blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya

Geneva[Switzerland]: Pakistani blogger and human rights defender Ahmad Waqass Goraya, who disappeared from Lahore in January this year, s...Read More

Pak created terror outfits, now ‘monster’ devouring it: India

Pak created terror outfits, now ‘monster’ devouring it: India

Geneva/New Delhi: Pakistan created terror outfits against India and the “monster” is now devouring its own creator, India’s Ambassador an...Read More

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Indian appointed UN adviser on human rights and businesses

United Nations: An India-born academician has been named by the UN Human Rights Council as an adviser to one of its working group on the ...Read More

12 Western countries: Human rights ‘deteriorating’ in China

12 Western countries: Human rights ‘deteriorating’ in China

Geneva: The United States and 11 other Western countries are criticising China’s “deteriorating human rights record,” saying its “extrate...Read More

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Pakistan loses UN election    

United Nations: Pakistan failed to win a re-election to the top UN human rights body, garnering just 105 votes in the 193-member General ...Read More

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India refuses to vote against Israel at UNHRC

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had reached out to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and urged him to abstain during the UNH...Read More

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