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Sep 11, 2019
Shah Mahmood Qureshi asks UN to launch probe into situation in Kashmir, says threat of 'genocide' looming over stateShah Mahmood Qureshi also said that the top UN rights body should not be embarrassed on the world stage by its inaction over the Kashmir issue.
Aug 08, 2019
Over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria, says UN; holds Bashar al-Assad-led govt responsible for crisisReports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict
Jul 08, 2019
Pakistan welcomes UN rights office's report on Jammu and Kashmir, says situation in PoK not same as Gilgit-BaltistanPakistan on Monday welcomed the UN rights office's report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jun 25, 2019
Climate apartheid: rich adjust to climate change but poor suffer the consequencesA UN report states that climate change could leave 140 million people from the developing world homeless by 2050.
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.
May 14, 2019
United Nations urges countries to cut off business ties with Myanmar military, likens its actions to ethnic cleansingA United Nations fact-finding mission urged that countries cut off all business with Myanmar's military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights' abuses
Mar 22, 2019
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: UN Human Rights Council condemns athletics body's attempts to regulate testosterone levels in female athletesDouble Olympic champion Semenya, who has dominated the women's 800 metres over the last decade, has filed a challenge against the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport
Mar 07, 2019
EU, Canada and Australia issue first rebuke of Saudi Arabia at UNHRC; statement calls for activists' release, condemns Khashoggi killingIt was the first rebuke of Saudi Arabia at the UN Human Rights Council since it was set up in 2006 and came amid growing international concern about Saudi violations of basic freedoms such as freedom of expression
Mar 06, 2019
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warns India over 'divisive' policies, harassment of minorities, particularly MuslimsBachelet said in her annual report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that minorities, in particular Muslims and people from historically disadvantaged and marginalised groups, such as Dalits and Adivasis were being targeted.
Mar 01, 2019
Israel's security forces should be prosecuted for war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, says UN panel; Benjamin Netanyahu rejects reportIsraeli security forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in killing 189 Palestinians and wounding more than 6,100 at weekly protests in Gaza last year, United Nations investigators said on Thursday.