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Mar 14, 2017
Joseph Cannataci recommends 'surveillance warrants' to tackle govts breaching individuals' privacy in UN reportThe top UN expert on privacy in his latest report has recommended the creation of a legal instrument to tackle the problem of “thousands of requests” for access to data that tech giants face from governments across the world.
Nov 27, 2016
Sri Lanka seeks Donald Trump's help to drop war crimes charges against armySri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the UN Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country's troops.
Sep 17, 2016
India slams Pakistan's 'deep state' as both face off over Kashmir at UNIndia and Pakistan continued to trade diplomatic barbs over Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council, with Islamabad raising the issue of "unceasing oppression" even as New Delhi hit back, saying "Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is administered by a "deep state" and also raked up alleged human rights violations in Balochistan.
Sep 14, 2016
India blames Pakistan for Kashmir violence, says it was 'choreographed'India on Wednesday reiterated that the ongoing violence in Jammu and Kashmir since the 8 July death of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani has been "choreographed from across the border".
Sep 13, 2016
Kashmir unrest: UN human rights chief lashes out at India, PakistanZeid stated that he received a letter from the government of Pakistan on 9 September formally inviting a team from his office to visit the Pakistan side of the line of control but only in tandem with a mission to the Indian side.
Jul 22, 2016
Kashmir unrest: Pakistan to approach UN Human Rights CouncilUpping the ante, Pakistan on Friday decided to approach the UN Human Rights Council over the Kashmir situation and request it to send a fact-finding mission there as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a high-level meeting which was dominated by the Kashmir issue.
Jul 02, 2016
UN Human Rights Council adopts landmark resolution on access to medicinesThe UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Friday adopted a landmark resolution on access to medicines – in order to examine the relation between intellectual property rights, trade agreements and access issues – sponsored by a group of developing countries, including India.
Jun 16, 2016
Pakistan raises protest over drone attacks, seeks support from UN Human Rights CouncilPakistan has demanded before the UN Human Rights Council that its mechanisms should respond to human rights violations and the loss of precious lives due to drone strikes on its territory
Jun 15, 2016
Illegal US drone strikes resulting in human rights violation: Pakistan to UNPakistan on Wednesday said it has raised at the UN Human Rights Council the issue of US drone strike in the country.
Mar 22, 2016
Pro-Israel group, UN at odds over appointment of special rapporteur for occupied Palestinian TerritoryUN Watch published a report discrediting the top two candidates for the post of UN special rapporteur for occupied Palestinian territory