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Sep 18, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Doctor Without Borders urges Myanmar to grant global aid agencies access to Rakhine stateThe Doctors Without Borders appeal comes amid an ongoing military offensive in Rakhine in Myanmar that was launched on 25 August
Jun 15, 2017
India tells Pakistan to stop acting as 'epicentre' of terrorism, raking up Kashmir issuePakistan’s "blatant" abuse of human rights in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, including the persecution of minorities, is creating a "cauldron of tumult" in the entire region, India told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday
Jun 14, 2017
US-led air strikes on Raqqa displaced 1,60,000 people: UN war crime investigatorsThe United States-led coalition air strikes on Raqqa has resulted in a “staggering loss” of civilian lives with as many as 1,60,000 people being internally displaced, United Nations war crime investigators said on Wednesday.
Jun 11, 2017
MK Stalin to United Nations Human Rights Council: Protect rights of Sri Lankan TamilsChennai: DMK working president and Tamil Nadu Opposition Leader MK Stalin Sunday sought the intervention of the United Nations Human Rights Council to "protect" the rights of Sri Lankan Tamils living in the island nation.
Mar 01, 2017
India's stand on Kashmir violates international law, claims Pakistan at UNHRCThe "Indian claim" that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is about terrorism is a false narrative and a "desperate attempt" to divert the attention of the international community from grave human rights violations being committed in the state, Pakistan told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday
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.