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United Nations Human Rights Council: United Nations body whose mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a United Nations body whose mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world. The UNHRC has 47 members elected for staggered three-year terms on a regional group basis. The headquarters of UNHRC is in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Watch: India abstains from vote on Sri Lanka at UNHRC over civil war crimes [Video]

Watch: India abstains from vote on Sri Lanka at UNHRC over civil war crimes

India abstained from vote on Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council. Delhi asked Colombo to continue reconciliation process with Tamils. UNHRC adopted resolution to collect proof of crimes in Sri Lanka's..

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India's Ambassador to Sri Lanka demands support to Sri Lankan Tamils at UNHRC [Video]

India's Ambassador to Sri Lanka demands support to Sri Lankan Tamils at UNHRC

Ahead of the voting on India's consideration of the resolution "promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka," in the United Nations Human Rights Council, India's Ambassador..

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European think-tank urges UN to hold Pakistan accountable for promoting terrorism [Video]

European think-tank urges UN to hold Pakistan accountable for promoting terrorism

A European think-tank has urged the United Nations to hold Pakistan accountable for promoting terrorism and failing to live up to its legal and moral obligations towards its own people and the..

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Watch: Photo exhibition in Geneva against Pakistan’s atrocities in Balochistan [Video]

Watch: Photo exhibition in Geneva against Pakistan’s atrocities in Balochistan

A photo exhibition was held on the sidelines of the UNHRC session in Geneva to highlight Pakistan’s atrocities in Balochistan. The activists held posters which detailed Pakistan’s actions and..

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Activists highlight Pakistani atrocities against Baloch through photo-exhibition [Video]

Activists highlight Pakistani atrocities against Baloch through photo-exhibition

Baloch activists have been highlighting persecution of Baloch people by Pakistan through a photo exhibition on the sidelines of the ongoing 46th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Munir..

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‘Factory that produces terrorists’: India slams Pakistan at UNHRC [Video]

‘Factory that produces terrorists’: India slams Pakistan at UNHRC

India slammed Pakistan and accused it of malicious propaganda against India at the UNHRC. ‘Pakistan’s deliberate misuse of this august forum for its malicious propaganda against India, aimed at..

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India slams Pak at UNHRC for its malicious propaganda against the country [Video]

India slams Pak at UNHRC for its malicious propaganda against the country

While speaking at UNHRC, India slammed Pakistan for "its malicious propaganda against India" and also rejected the reference to Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in the Organisation of Islamic..

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Justice has failed Sri Lanka civil war victims: UNHCR [Video]

Justice has failed Sri Lanka civil war victims: UNHCR

Efforts to ensure justice for victims have failed, Michelle Bachelet says while introducing her report on Sri Lanka to the UN Human Rights Council.

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'1000 minority women every year...': India exposes Pakistan at UN [Video]

'1000 minority women every year...': India exposes Pakistan at UN

India lambasted Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council. India hit out at Pakistan for again raking up Jammu & Kashmir issue. India also slammed Turkey for trying to interfere in internal matters...

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‘Terrorism continues to be gravest threat to humankind’: S Jaishankar [Video]

‘Terrorism continues to be gravest threat to humankind’: S Jaishankar

India on Tuesday underlined that terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind and it can never be justified, nor its perpetrators ever equated with its victims. Speaking at the..

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Equal emphasis should be given to promotion, protection of human rights, says EAM at UNHRC [Video]

Equal emphasis should be given to promotion, protection of human rights, says EAM at UNHRC

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at high-level segment of 46th session of Human Rights Council said that equal emphasis, should be placed on both promotion, and protection of human rights...

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India at forefront of global action against terrorism, says EAM Jaishankar at UNHRC [Video]

India at forefront of global action against terrorism, says EAM Jaishankar at UNHRC

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar while addressing the 46th session of Human Rights Council also spoke on the biggest threat of humankind, which is terrorism. Jaishankar also highlighted that..

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India tells Pakistan to stop state-sponsored cross-border terrorism

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Pakistan providing 'pensions' to terrorists, India tells UNHRC

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'No locus standi': India at Human Rights Council rejects OIC, Pakistan's statements on J&K

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At UNHRC, India counters Pak, Turkey & OIC on J&K remarks

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India slams Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for raising Kashmir issue at UNHRC

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Don't play victim card: India slams Pak on terrorism issue at UNHRC

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India slams Pak at UN: ‘Your PM proudly admits training terrorists’

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Pakistan should stop systematic persecution of its religious minorities: India at UNHRC

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UN human rights body has been wrong before, silent on issue of cross-border terrorism: EAM on UNHRC's stance on CAA

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Top News of the Day | March 3, 2020: UNHRC's plea in SC over CAA, more cases of coronavirus in India and more

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UNHRC files intervention application in Supreme Court over CAA; MEA says 'no locus standi'

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Pakistan 'pernicious cradle of terrorism': India at UNHRC

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Ironic that ‘global terror epicentre’ Pak lectures on rights: India at UN

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J&K 'was, is and shall forever' remain its integral part: India tells Pakistan at UNHRC meeting

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Meet 9 envoys behind India's United Nations Human Rights Council victory

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

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