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Sep 15, 2015
UNHRC chief says Sri Lanka rights violations of ‘most serious nature'The report of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)-mandated investigation on alleged war crimes committed in Sri Lanka in 2009 has said the crimes were of the “most serious nature”.
Feb 03, 2015
Gaza war probe head quits after Israel accuses him of bias: United NationsCanadian international law expert William Schabas sent a resignation letter to the head of the UNHRC after Israel accused him of having a conflict of interest.
Sep 23, 2014
India to seek re-election to UN Human Rights Council next monthIndia will seek re-election to the UN's main human rights body for a second consecutive term in a vote to be held next month.
Nov 12, 2013
China, Russia vie for seats in UN human rights bodyChina, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam are among the nations running unopposed for seats on the Human Rights Council, the UN's highest rights watchdog body, a prospect that has independent human rights groups crying foul.
Sep 09, 2013
Syria: UN human rights chief condemns use of chemical weaponsThe use of chemical weapons has long been identified as one of the gravest crimes that can be committed, yet their use in Syria seems now to be in little doubt, said the UNHRC chief Navi Pillay.
Mar 21, 2013
SL suffered from 'externally sponsored terror', says Pakistan in UNDid Pakistan take a dig at India by sympathising with Sri Lanka and saying that it had suffered from "externally sponsored terror" for many years?
Mar 16, 2013
Images: Students continue to protest on the Sri Lanka issue in Tamil NaduNotwithstanding the indefinite closure of arts and science colleges, groups of students continued their protests at several places in Tamil Nadu for the sixth day to press the Centre to support the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in the UNHRC. Here are the images.
Mar 06, 2013
UNHRC must launch probe into SL war crimes: HRWHuman Rights Watch Wednesday urged the UN Human Rights Council to launch "an independent, international investigation into war crimes" committed in the final months of the Sri Lankan conflict.
Mar 05, 2013
India likely to vote against Sri Lanka at key UNHRC vote: ReportsIndia is likely to back a US resolution against Sri Lanka at an upcoming key vote at the United Nations Human Rights Commission, reported CNN-IBN.
May 24, 2012
Torture to sex ratio: Scrutiny of India's rights record in UNHRCIndia will attempt to gloss over the details of its record of maintaining its citizens human rights as it comes under scrutiny in the UNHRC.