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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.
Jul 08, 2018
Turkey dismisses over 18,000 civil servants ahead of expected end of Emergency after two yearsTurkey issued a decree on Sunday dismissing more than 18,000 civil servants, half of which were from the police force.
Apr 27, 2018
UN human rights chief condemns Israel's 'excessive use' of force along Gaza border, says loss of life deplorableIsrael must stop the excessive use of force by its security forces along the Gaza border and must hold to account those responsible for the many deaths and injuries sustained by Palestinians in the past month.
Nov 11, 2017
UN expert says 'Swachh Bharat' mission lacks human rights approach, draws Centre's ireNarendra Modi's pet 'Swachh Bharat' mission came in for sharp criticism by a top UN expert on sanitation who said it lacked a holistic human rights approach
Jul 14, 2017
China hits back at international criticism over denying Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's dying wish to leave countryChina lashed out Friday at international criticism after it denied Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's dying wish to leave the country
May 16, 2017
Microsoft donates $5 million to United Nations Human rights officeMicrosoft's funds will go towards helping the U.N. agency develop and make better use of technology in its human rights work as part of a five-year partnership.