Sri Lanka has refused to cooperate with a UN investigation into alleged war crimes during the final phase of the country`s civil war, saying it will not subject itself to the jurisdiction of the top rights body.
Human Rights Watch has urged India to encourage Sri Lanka to cooperate after the UN voted to investigate allegations of war crimes in the island nation.
Elated after India`s abstention at the UN Human Rights Council vote on Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapaksa ordered the release of all Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody for poaching.
The UN Human Rights Council will hold an urgent debate on Syria on Wednesday as requested by Turkey, Qatar and the US.
US Secretary of State John Kerry greeted the Sri Lankans on the occasion of their New Year.
India has voted for resolution against Sri Lanka at UNHRC.
An Iranian official has accused the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Iran of taking bribes from the United States.
Sri Lanka to face a US-backed resolution on Lankan Tamils at the UN Human Rights Council.
DMK said India should support the US-backed resolution against Sri Lanka in the United Nations for alleged war crimes.
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has said that weapons supplied to the Syrian government and opposition are escalating the conflict.
Sri Lanka accuses Navi Pillay of violating her mandate over adoption of a resolution that censured Colombo on its rights record.
A Sri Lankan minister has called for joint patrolling by Indian and Sri Lankan Navies to prevent clashes between their fishermen.
India was among 24 countries which voted in support of the US sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at UNHCR.
India was one of 24 nations which voted for the UN resolution, but after ensuring critical amendments.
A leading Sri Lankan daily said the UN Human Rights Council resolution was not legally binding.
Mervyn Silva`s comments were directed at activists Sunanda Deshapriya, Nimalka Fernando and Pakiasothy Saravanamuttu.
Sri Lanka has rejected a UN resolution calling for a probe into government atrocities carried out in civil war against Tamil Tigers.
UN Human Rights Council in Geneva passed a resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe allegations of abuse its troops were accused of.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has issued a warning against threatening Sri Lankan activists.
India on Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tamil Tigers.
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