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Israel cut all ties with the Geneva-based council in March 2012 after the body said it would probe how Israeli settlements may be infringing on the rights of Palestinians.
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The head of a UN inquiry into North Korea rights abuses told how he had been reduced to tears by witness accounts of people who fled the hardline state.
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Cuba will accept majority of the 292 recommendations prepared in May during the UN Human Rights Council`s review of the situation on the Communist-ruled island, official media said Thursday.
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Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam expressed anxiety and concern over a plethora of issues, including safety of Sri Lankan cricket players and other visitors in Tamil Nadu.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:38
A demonstration was held outside the US Embassy in Sri Lanka Thursday against the US sponsored resolution scheduled to be discussed at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 15:35
Sri Lanka dismissed media reports about cancellation of its annual bilateral defence talks with India.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 21:07
Amidst severe attack by Tamil parties over engagement with Sri Lanka, Government has called off the annual defence dialogue with that country scheduled to start from March 23.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 19:20
Amid pressure to vote against Sri Lanka at UN, government said "call" will be taken after studying final draft of US-backed resolution even as India`s Representative to the UN in Geneva will consult.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 09:48
The US set to move a new resolution against Sri Lanka at the current session of the UN Human Rights Council for its alleged war crimes, asking the country to promote reconciliation and accountability.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 22:02
Sri Lanka Wednesday stoutly opposed a US sponsored resolution coming up against the country at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council, terming it as "unfair and unjust".
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 19:49
Tamil rights activists urged India to co-sponsor a US resolution against Sri Lanka in forthcoming session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 17:50
The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday said it will seek the support of several countries including China against a US sponsored resolution against the island nation.
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