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US co-sponsors UK led resolution on human rights violations in Sri Lanka at 46th UNHRC session

The United States co-sponsored a resolution led by the United Kingdom on "Promoting reconciliation, accountability, and human rights in Sri Lanka" in the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Mar 25, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

Ahead of crucial vote at UNHRC, Sri Lanka dials PM Modi seeking India's support

Ahead of a crucial vote at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Sri Lanka sought India's support by dialing Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This was one of the key points discussed during the telephonic conversation between PM Modi and Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Saturday.

Mar 14, 2021, 00:03 AM IST

Terrorism can never be justified, it continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind: India at UNHRC

Speaking at a high-level segment of the 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar asserted, "Terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind." Jaishankar also said, "Terrorism can never be justified. It is a crime against humanity and violates the most fundamental human right--the Right to Life."

Feb 23, 2021, 16:24 PM IST

Pakistan's re-election to UNHRC draws world-wide flak

While rebuking the UN Human Rights Council over the election of China, Russia and Cuba as its members, the US on Wednesday said its stand to withdraw from the council two years ago, has been vindicated.

Oct 14, 2020, 18:17 PM IST

India highlights Pakistan's 'hate speeches' at United Nations Human Rights Council

India's First Secretary at United Nations in Geneva, Pawan Badhe said, "We are not baffled that Pakistan does well when it comes to inciting hatred against religious minorities and targeting our leadership with hate speeches."

Oct 01, 2020, 00:09 AM IST

In Imran Khan's 'Naya Pakistan', you may not return home: India highlights enforced disappearances in Pakistan at UN

First Secretary Senthil Kumar at India's mission in United Nations Geneva, said, "In Imran Khan's Naya Pakistan, you may not return home."

Sep 21, 2020, 22:21 PM IST

India slams Pakistan, Turkey and OIC at UN Human Rights Council for raking Kashmir matter

India has slammed Pakistan, Turkey and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at United Nation's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after they raked the Kashmir matter at the Geneva-based body. 

Sep 16, 2020, 00:18 AM IST

India hits out at Pakistan over ‘systematic persecution of religious minorities’, calls it ‘epicentre of global terrorism’

Calling Pakistan an ‘epicentre of global terrorism’, India on Tuesday hit out at Islamabad for unabated torture, maiming and systematic persecution of religious minorities in the country.

Jun 16, 2020, 17:50 PM IST

International Council of Jurists seeks UNHRC to make China pay for 'exemplary damages' for spreading coronavirus COVID-19

They also accused China of violating the UN Charters and Guidelines in responding to the pandemic.

Apr 04, 2020, 23:38 PM IST

Breaking news: United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights moves Supreme Court over CAA, India hits back saying it is an internal matter

The United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday (March 3) filed an intervention in the Supreme Court on the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Mar 03, 2020, 15:30 PM IST

Posters claiming 'Pakistan Army epicentre of global terrorism' put up outside UNHRC office in Geneva

The poster was displayed to draw the attention to the global terrorism that has its roots in Pakistan and urged the UN to take immediate action to stop these threats for global security. 

Feb 29, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

Pakistan made up numbers: India on Pak claiming support of 58 countries at UNHRC

India has said that Pakistan "made up the number" of 58 countries it had claimed which backed Islamabad at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) whose meeting happened in September in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Oct 04, 2019, 18:42 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 25th September 2019

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Sep 25, 2019, 21:54 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 24th September 2019

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Sep 24, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 23rd September, 2019

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Sep 23, 2019, 21:44 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 21st September, 2019

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Sep 21, 2019, 22:00 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 20th September, 2019

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Sep 20, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

Deshhit: Pak PM Imran Khan upset with the progress of Jammu and Kashmir?

Pakistan PM Imran Khan upset with the progress of Jammu and Kashmir? Watch this video to know more.

Sep 20, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

Pakistan fails to muster support to table resolution on Kashmir at UNHRC

Pakistan on Thursday failed to muster any support to table a resolution on Kashmir at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. Thursday was the last day to bring any resolution at the UNHRC. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 20, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

Pakistan fails to get support in UNHRC; Watch debate

Pakistan has failed to secure the support of minimum 16 nations to move a resolution on Kashmir in the 47-member UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Sep 20, 2019, 12:44 PM IST