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Sep 26, 2013
UN talks tough on Sri Lanka again: Will India seize this opportunity?Speaking in Colombo on 31 August, at the end of her week-long mission to the country, for which the government had adopted its trademark strategy of window-dressing and hate-propaganda, Pillay had highlighted how the situation was still bad in Sri Lanka for Tamils, other minorities as well as human rights defenders.
Jun 21, 2013
Intensified efforts needed for displaced people: UN chiefUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday called on the international community to boost efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts that have caused massive displacement, and to find durable solutions for the displaced
May 18, 2013
UNHCR: Number of Syrian refugees exceeds 1.5 millionThe number of Syrian refugees, who are either registered or awaiting registration, has surpassed 1.5 million, while the actual number is much higher, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Feb 05, 2013
UNHRC resolution on SL: Why India should finally stand upThe US resolution will be yet another opportunity for India to call Sri Lanka’s bluff and take action on its blatant dismissal of the demands of human rights groups and international community.
Jan 25, 2013
India must follow Verma Committee's recommendations: UNHCRDescribing the Verma Committee report as a "groundbreaking basis" for action against violence against women in India, the UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay today asked the government to follow through on its vision and recommendations.
Jan 22, 2013
Rise in Syrian refugees fleeing to Jordan, says UNUNHCR's representative Andrew Harper says about 3,000 Syrians have entered Jordan every night for the past five days.
Sep 01, 2012
Jordan, UN appeal for $700 mn to aid Syrian refugeesJordan and the UN refugee agency are issuing an urgent call for $700 million to help handle the rapidly rising number of Syrian refugees seeking safe haven in the country.