UNHRC resolution

Sri Lanka President calls all-party meet on UN resolution

 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called an all-party meeting to discuss the latest UNHRC resolution over the alleged rights abuses committed during the 26-year-old civil war with the Tamil Tigers.

Oct 22, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Karunanidhi urges PM to move resolution in UN against Lanka

DMK president M Karunanidhi Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider moving a resolution in the UNHRC against Sri Lanka over alleged genocide and wanted India to support adoption of a human rights violation report in the world body.

Feb 13, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

UN rights body seeks entry to Lanka despite Govt's refusal

The UNHRC panel to probe alleged human rights abuses during final stages of armed conflict in Sri Lanka will continue to seek access to the country despite its refusal to allow them into the nation.

Nov 08, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

Israel shells UN-run school in Gaza; Palestinian toll tops 770

A week after it launched ground offensive in Gaza, Isareli Army on Thursday vowed to continue its assault ``above, on and below the ground` to exterminate Hamas.

Jul 24, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza

India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel`s offensive on Gaza.

Jul 23, 2014, 23:45 PM IST

Sri Lanka confident of containing any move to revive LTTE

Sri Lanka will "nip in the bud" any attempt to revive the LTTE, foreign minister said today, even as there was "compelling evidence" that the banned outfit was carrying out a global campaign to raise funds for terror activities in the country.

Apr 24, 2014, 17:54 PM IST

Election victory mandate against UNHRC resolution: Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has described his party`s victory in the provincial polls as a mandate against the UN rights resolution on his country.

Mar 30, 2014, 22:52 PM IST

Sri Lankans disappointed with India over UNHRC resolution

Reaction to India`s support for the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka was negative in the island nation on Friday.

Mar 23, 2013, 00:17 AM IST

Sri Lanka rejects US-sponsored UNHRC resolution

Sri Lanka on Thursday rejected a US-sponsored resolution at UN Human Rights Council and said it understood the domestic political compulsions of India for voting against Colombo.

Mar 21, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Lankan Tamils issue: DMK threatens to walk out of UPA

Hardening its stand, key UPA ally DMK on Sunday slammed the Centre for its "lukewarm" response on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.

Mar 17, 2013, 14:48 PM IST

Won’t abide by UNHRC resolution: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka on Monday made it clear that
it will not abide by the UNHRC resolution that censured it
over its human rights record.

Mar 26, 2012, 23:10 PM IST

India’s stand in UN will not affect ties with SL

Overseas Indian Affairs Minister
Vayalar Ravi said India`s supported the UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka keeping in mind Tamil sentiments.

Mar 26, 2012, 00:45 AM IST

UN: `Domestic compulsions` forced friends to vote

In an apparent reference to India,
Sri Lanka said "certain domestic compulsions" had forced friends to vote for the UNHRC resolution.

Mar 24, 2012, 00:55 AM IST

Lanka blames strategic ties, domestic issues for UN resolution

The UNHRC adopted the resolution which noted with concern that an internal
inquiry report in Sri Lanka does not adequately address "serious allegations" of violations of international law.

Mar 23, 2012, 00:28 AM IST

US welcomes UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

Hillary Clinton welcomed a UN resolution asking Sri Lanka to probe allegations of human rights violations during civil war against the LTTE.

Mar 22, 2012, 23:41 PM IST