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Miffed with anti-Pak protests in Geneva, Islamabad accuses Switzerland of supporting terrorism

Miffed with anti-Pak protests in Geneva, Islamabad accuses Switzerland of supporting terrorism

In a Bizarre Development here at the 72nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Pakistan Government has accused the Swiss Government of supporting terrorism.

Sep 19, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

World Muhajir Congress holds rally in front of White House, demands declaring Pakistan ''terrorist state''

Muhajir are the Muslim immigrants of multi-ethnic origin, who are descendants of those who migrated from India after partition.

Sep 18, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Stop supporting terror, refrain from meddling in our internal affairs: India to Pakistan at UNHRC

Stop supporting terror, refrain from meddling in our internal affairs: India to Pakistan at UNHRC

Accusing Islamabad of using terror to destabilise Kashmir, the Indian government on Thursday told the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that Pakistan was misusing the UN platform to pursue its political objectives.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Pakistan is using terrorism to destabilise Jammu and Kashmir: India to UNHRC

Pakistan is using terrorism to destabilise Jammu and Kashmir: India to UNHRC

Pakistan has been given "concrete evidence" about its cross-border "encouragement and support" for the protests in Kashmir, India has told UNHRC.

Jun 14, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
India protects rights of the vulnerable: AG Mukul Rohatgi tells UNHRC

India protects rights of the vulnerable: AG Mukul Rohatgi tells UNHRC

India on Thursday said that it protects the rights of vulnerable groups and is strengthening laws for their protection and welfare.

May 04, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

As UN looks on, Myanmar Army Chief defends military campaign in Rakhine

Myanmar`s army chief defended a military crackdown in Rakhine State on Monday after the UN pledged to probe claims security forces carried out a campaign of killing and torture against Rohingya Muslims there.

Mar 27, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

Had guts to dismiss UN demand for foreign judges: Lankan Prez

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he had the guts to dismiss a UN demand seeking foreign judges to probe the alleged war crimes committed during the conflict with the LTTE.

Mar 03, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Pakistan must vacate illegal occupation of Kashmir: India at United Nations

Pakistan must vacate illegal occupation of Kashmir: India at United Nations

Asserting that Pakistan is a state that regards the use of terrorism as a legitimate instrument of statecraft and provides sanctuary to UN-designated terrorists, India in its reply to Islamabad`s statement at the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Wednesday urged the Council to ask its Asian neighbour to fulfil its obligation under UN Security Council resolutions to vacate illegal occupation of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.

Mar 01, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Tamils ready to give time to Lanka govt to fulfil UN promises

Sri Lanka's main ethnic Tamil party TNA is ready to give more time to the government "under strict conditions" to fulfil its commitments to the UN human rights council that include allowing a probe into war crimes allegations.

Mar 01, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Tamils hold protest in Lanka as UNHRC begins session

Hundreds of Tamil people, mostly relatives of those who disappeared during Sri Lanka's civil war, today held protest outside the missions of India, the US, UK and EU here as the UN Human Rights Council session began in Geneva.

Feb 28, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
21 million people worldwide in contemporary slavery: UN

21 million people worldwide in contemporary slavery: UN

They also announced an upcoming event which will showcase the extent of modern-day slavery, Xinhua news agency reported.

Nov 29, 2016, 02:01 AM IST
Exploitative nature of CPEC raised at 33rd UNHRC session

Exploitative nature of CPEC raised at 33rd UNHRC session

Friends of Gilgit Baltistan, an international organization set up by a few Members of the European Parliament, held a seminar last week on the sidelines of the 33rd UNHRC session in Geneva, on the exploitative nature of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan Administered Kashmir.

Sep 22, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

Pakistan used gunship helicopters against our people: Baloch party in UNHRC

The Baloch leader called for the council to take immediate measures to stop the systematic genocide of Baloch people by Pakistani state.

Sep 20, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

Pakistan testing patience with unceasing false narrative on J&K: India at UN

India on Monday at the UN Human Rights Council charged Pakistan with continuing to "test the patience".

Sep 20, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

India raises atrocities in Balochistan; persecution of Hindus at UNHRC

We call upon the Council to urge Pakistan to fulfill its obligation to vacate illegal occupation of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir," India at UNHRC.

Sep 19, 2016, 22:22 PM IST
Pakistan very terrified since PM Modi taken up Baloch people's cause: UNHRC envoy

Pakistan very terrified since PM Modi taken up Baloch people's cause: UNHRC envoy

"Pakistan military and establishment are having chills running down their spine since PM Modi spoke about Balochistan," ANI quoted Mehran Marri as saying.

Sep 17, 2016, 16:31 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif, Pak Army Chief, ISI DG are war criminals, arrest them: Balochistan's representative at UNHRC

Nawaz Sharif, Pak Army Chief, ISI DG are war criminals, arrest them: Balochistan's representative at UNHRC

Balochistan's representative at UNHRC has called for the arrest of Nawaz Sharif, Army Chief Raheel Sharif, ISI DG and others, terming them as war criminals.

Sep 02, 2016, 18:07 PM IST
Pakistan ups ante, says will ask UNHRC to send fact-finding team to Kashmir

Pakistan ups ante, says will ask UNHRC to send fact-finding team to Kashmir

The statement was issued after Sharif presided over a high-level meeting of the National Security Committee in Islamabad to discuss regional security, mainly the Kashmir situation.

Jul 22, 2016, 18:35 PM IST

Pak wants UNHRC to send fact-finding team to Kashmir

Pakistan on Thursday said it has approached the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to send a fact- finding team to Kashmir to investigate the alleged human rights violations and recent killings of innocent people.

Jul 21, 2016, 21:49 PM IST
LGBT community snubs 'fascist' Modi govt, questions PM's silence

LGBT community snubs 'fascist' Modi govt, questions PM's silence

The LGBT community members on Friday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence and speak about what he calls "inclusive society".

Jul 01, 2016, 11:40 AM IST