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Jun 24, 2019
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges countries to repatriate families of Islamic State fightersThe United Nations rights chief called on countries to repatriate family members, including some 29,000 children, of suspected foreign fighters in Syria.
Sep 26, 2018
UN Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet cites Indian Supreme Court's ruling on homosexuality, urges more countries to amend lawsUN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual and Intersex (LGBTI) Core Group event — 'Violence against LGBTI Individuals: Extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions' — on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly here on Tuesday, said that change is happening around the world.
Sep 11, 2018
China urges UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to respect its sovereignty after comments on XinjiangChina has long imposed draconian restrictions on the lives of Muslim minorities in its Xinjiang region in the name of combating terrorism and separatism
Sep 14, 2016
International probe into Kashmir violence crucial, says UN rights chiefAmid continuing unrest in Kashmir, the UN Human Rights chief has said it is crucial that an independent, impartial and international mission be given free access to Indian as well as Pakistan-administered Kashmir to assess the situation on both sides of the border.
Dec 11, 2014
Senate report on CIA: UN rights chief urges nations to dump torture strategiesThe UN human rights chief on the international Human Rights Day on Wednesday urged all states to act unequivocally in their effort to stamp out torture.
Sep 08, 2014
Make Syria, Iraq the first priority: New UN rights chiefHe said the Islamic State group, which has seized huge areas of land along the Syria-Iraq borders, has shown an "absolute and deliberate disregard for human rights. The scale of its use of brute violence against ethnic and religious groups is unprecedented.
Jun 18, 2014
Punish caste-based sex crime offenders: UN rights chief to IndiaUN human rights chief Navi Pillay on Wednesday urged India to ensure that perpetrators of caste-based sexual attacks do not escape justice.
Mar 22, 2014
Musharraf approaches UN Human Rights chief to scrap treason trialMusharraf's lawyers alleged that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif "manipulated the Pakistani legal process and used unlawful influence on the...judiciary to bring a barrage of unsubstantiated charges" against Musharraf
Aug 28, 2013
UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay visits Sri LankaUN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Tuesday visited parts of Sri Lanka's northern region which has been battered by 30 years of war between the Tamil Tigers and the military.
Jul 27, 2012
UNHRC warns govt and opposition over violence in SyriaAmid escalating violence in large Syrian cities of Damascus and Aleppo, the UN Human Rights Chief has warned the government and opposition forces to face consequences if the civilian population is not protected.