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Thursday, May 23, 2013
United Nations Human Rights Council
US stands ready to partner with Sri Lanka: Kerry
US Secretary of State John Kerry greeted the Sri Lankans on the occasion of their New Year.
UN human rights rapporteur took US bribes: Iran
An Iranian official has accused the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Iran of taking bribes ...
`99% LLRC recommendations implemented`
Sri Lanka to face a US-backed resolution on Lankan Tamils at the UN Human Rights Council.
`Tamils keeping close tab on govt`s move on Sri Lanka`
DMK said India should support the US-backed resolution against Sri Lanka in the United Nations for a...
Afghanistan urged to act on UN torture report
The Afghan government should urgently adopt meaningful steps to end the widespread use of torture in...
Iran slams UN report on its human rights situation as ‘politically motivated’
Ahmed Shaheed said in a report that the Islamic republic has repeatedly limited freedom of media and...
Militarisation of crisis escalating war in Syria: UN
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has said that weapons supplied to the Syrian government and opposi...
Sri Lanka to lodge protest against UNHRC chief
Sri Lanka accuses Navi Pillay of violating her mandate over adoption of a resolution that censured C...
India-Sri Lanka joint sea patrolling sought
A Sri Lankan minister has called for joint patrolling by Indian and Sri Lankan Navies to prevent cla...
Lanka warns India of repercussion over Kashmir
India was among 24 countries which voted in support of the US sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at U...
Sri Lanka blows hot and cold against India
India was one of 24 nations which voted for the UN resolution, but after ensuring critical amendment...
India should stop West: Sri Lankan daily
A leading Sri Lankan daily said the UN Human Rights Council resolution was not legally binding.
Will break your bones: Lanka minister to activists
Mervyn Silva`s comments were directed at activists Sunanda Deshapriya, Nimalka Fernando and Pakiasot...
UN vote: US bullied countries, claims Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has rejected a UN resolution calling for a probe into government atrocities carried out in...
UN vote: Sri Lankans say no to `Coca-Cola, Pepsi`
UN Human Rights Council in Geneva passed a resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe allegations of abuse...
UN says Lankan activists harassed, Colombo denies
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has issued a warning against threatening Sri Lanka...
India`s UN vote grabs headlines in Sri Lanka
India on Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the wa...
Sri Lanka: UNHCR vote `strong message for justice`
Sri Lankan government conducted an unsuccessful campaign in Geneva and in foreign capitals to reject...
India `a loser in Geneva`: Sri Lanka daily
The US, the EU and India voted against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC, securing 24 votes for the US resoluti...
Develop comprehensive action plan: US to Sri Lanka
The United States wants Sri Lanka to promote reconciliation and accountability quickly.
India’s vote `to help Tamils` upsets Sri Lanka
India voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tam...
Will back Sri Lanka on UN resolution: China
Sri Lanka`s government sees the US-backed resolution as interference in the country`s internal affai...
Sri Lanka: 8,000 killed in last phase of civil war
International rights groups claim that up to 40,000 civilians were killed in the last months of the ...
`HRW running smear campaign against Sri Lanka`
Sri Lanka said it is confident of facing the UN Human Rights Council at its next session later this ...
UN rights forum names team to probe Israel ship raid
The United Nations Human Rights Council appointed a team to investigate Gaza flotilla raid.
Nepal must end culture of impunity for rights violators: UN
The UN rights watchdog on Monday asked the Nepal government to end the culture of impunity and pun...
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