US Resolution

Russia supports US draft resolution on cutting IS finances: Putin

Russia supports US draft resolution on cutting IS finances: Putin

Putin further said that Russian forces in Syria have been providing air support to some of the armed opposition groups that are fighting the Islamic State group.

Dec 17, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Backing 'watered down' US resolution on Lanka would mean denial of justice: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday cautioned India against supporting a "watered down" resolution by the US on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council over alleged rights violations during the last phase of civil war against LTTE in 2009 in the island nation.

Sep 27, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Lanka opposes tone of proposed US resolution on war crimes

Sri Lanka on Monday described as "reparative, judgmental" and "counterproductive" the text of the draft resolution to be moved by the US at the UN rights body in Geneva on the country's alleged war crimes during the last phase of civil war with the LTTE.

Sep 21, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

UNHRC adopts resolution on Sri Lanka; India abstains

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Wednesday adopted a US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka that authorises an international criminal investigation into alleged war crimes committed during the island nation`s decades long civil war against the LTTE.

Mar 27, 2014, 18:08 PM 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

Govt denies diluting US resolution on Sri Lanka

The government on Wednesday denied that it had diluted the US-sponsored resolution denouncing Sri Lanka over rights abuses at the UNHRC in Geneva.

Mar 20, 2013, 15:16 PM IST

Sri Lanka rejects US resolution

The Sri Lankan government decided to reject the final draft of a US resolution submitted at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and seek a vote among members, the external affairs ministry said Wednesday.

Mar 20, 2013, 11:48 AM IST

US resolution calls for `credible` investigation by Sri Lanka

The draft resolution has not ceded to demands of human rights bodies for an independent international investigation, as being called by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in its report.

Mar 20, 2013, 10:07 AM IST

Sri Lanka to formally respond to US resolution

Sri Lanka is to formally respond to a new US resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2013, 16:09 PM IST

‘Sri Lanka must continue to be friends with India’

Sri Lanka expected India to vote against the resolution.

Mar 24, 2012, 23:40 PM IST

UN vote on Lanka: ‘India’s new stand a body blow’

Sri Lankan media Tuesday said the country has been delivered a body blow by India which has said it is "inclined to" vote in favour of US moved resolution against Lanka.

Mar 20, 2012, 12:13 PM IST

India should not support US resolution on SL: RSS

The RSS said India should not support the US-sponsored resolution in the UN against the Sri Lankan government on alleged human rights violations.

Mar 18, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

UN vote on Sri Lanka: Tough choice for India

New Delhi is treading cautiously on the issue after its efforts to get the UN vote on Sri Lanka off table could not achieve much success.

Mar 15, 2012, 10:17 AM IST

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link