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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 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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Pak attempt to bring up Kashmir at UNHRC fails

We are quite confident that the members of UNHRC, they are aware of our position on Article 370 and the steps we have taken in J&K to ensure normalcy, says Raveesh Kumar
DNA - Published

World has rejected Pakistan’s bid to politicise J&K issue: MEA

After Pakistan claimed to be speaking on behalf of many countries at UNHRC on the situation in J&K, India on Thursday reiterated that Islamabad’s campaign was based on lies and that its attempts to..
IndiaTimes - Published

China, Pak only countries to raise Kashmir at UNHRC; Indian delegation meets its chief

As Pakistan and China remain the only two countries to make references on Kashmir at the UNHRC meet, a high-level Indian delegation led by MEA Secretary (East) Vijay Thakur Singh met with UN High..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maths issues? Imran Khan claims 58 countries supported Pak, UNHRC only has 47 members

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that India responded to "Pakistan's lies and distorted statements" using the right to reply.
DNA - Published

Pakistan's attempt to polarise, politicise Kashmir at UNHRC rejected: India

Two days after India and Pakistan engaged in a war of words at the UNHRC, Raveesh Kumar, addressing a media briefing in New Delhi said Pakistan's attempt to polarise and politicise the Kashmir issue at..
IndiaTimes - Published

India hoping to retain support at UNHRC till Sept 19

India is in touch with its partners in the council and hopes that their support to its arguments would remain intact.
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan's outcry over Kashmir is hypocrisy, says Baloch activist

Razzak's remarks came in response to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's false narrative on Kashmir at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session, being maintained by his..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K internal matter, will not accept any interference: India at UNHRC


IndiaTimes - Published

India rejects Pakistan's demand for international probe by UNHRC on Kashmir

Exercising its right to respond to Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's statement at UNHRC, first secretary in MEA, Vimarsh Aryan, said the revocation of J&K's special status was within the..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Cross-border terrorism, gory record of persecution of minorities': India tears into Pak at UNHRC

After Vijay Thakur Singh's statement, First Secretary Vimarsh Aryan used India's right of reply to highlight the plight of minorities in Pakistan.
DNA - Published

India calls Pakistan epicentre of terrorism, rejects its false narrative on J&K

India on Tuesday rejected Pakistan's allegations at the UN Human Rights Council and hit back saying a "fabricated narrative" on Jammu and Kashmir has come from "the epicentre of global terrorism" and..
IndiaTimes - Published

India slams Pak at UNHRC: Top quotes


IndiaTimes - Published

Revocation of J&K's special status sovereign decision: India at UNHRC

India strongly rejecting Pakistan's "malicious" campaign at the UNHRC on Tuesday asserted revocation of J&K's special status as a sovereign decision taken by Indian Parliament and the country cannot..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pak Foreign Minister refers to Jammu and Kashmir as 'Indian state'

Qureshi's remarks came after his address at the UNHRC session, where he presented a false narrative on Kashmir.
DNA - Published

Rahul Gandhi, Omar Abdullah quoted in Pakistan document at UNHRC

The opening pages of a leaked Pakistan's dossier on Jammu and Kashmir contain the statements made by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah in the wake of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan warns of 'genocide' in Kashmir, sees no talks with India

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday that India's "illegal military occupation" of the Muslim-majority territory of Kashmir raises the specter..
Reuters - Published

It's time for India-Pakistan clash at UNHRC


IndiaTimes - Published

India-Pak clash over Kashmir at UNHRC on Tuesday

The 42nd session of the Human Rights Council began on Monday and will go on till September 27.
DNA - Published

With what face will Pakistan raise Kashmir at UNHRC: Congress


IndiaTimes - Published

India talking to members to avoid abstentions at UNHRC

India wants to avoid a situation where member-countries abstain en masse during the vote on Kashmir.
IndiaTimes - Published

Kashmir battle heads to the Alps

The government has sent a team led by senior diplomat Ajay Bisaria to Geneva to boost the Indian presence at the UN Human Rights Council to fend off yet another Pakistani attempt against the Indian..
IndiaTimes - Published

India goes on diplomatic overdrive to fend off Pak offensive on Kashmir at UNHRC


IndiaTimes - Published

China says almost 40 states openly back its Xinjiang policy

Almost 40 states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in the western region of Xinjiang, a Chinese diplomat told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday.
Reuters - Published

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths

The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long..
Reuters - Published

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths

The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Thursday to set up a preliminary U.N. investigation into thousands of killings in the Philippines so-called 'war on drugs'.
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: West, Japan rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs

Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according..
Reuters - Published

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory

China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday in a plea..
Reuters - Published

Efforts on to discredit NRC updation process: pro-talks ULFA

The pro-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Tuesday claimed that efforts are on to discredit the updation NRC process and delegates from the state will present its "true..
IndiaTimes - Published

U.N. rights forum condemns Israel over deadly Gaza protests

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday condemned Israel's "apparent intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force" against civilian protesters in Gaza, and called for..
Reuters - Published

At UNHRC meet, Kashmiri activists claim Pakistan is 'trying to sell' Gilgit Baltistan to China, allege rights violations in PoK

Kashmiri political activists and intellectuals have strongly criticised Pakistan for its duplicity on Kashmir during the 40th Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) at Geneva on..
Firstpost - Published

In UNHRC, India slams Pakistan for supporting terror ahead of decision on Masood Azhar

India slammed Pakistan at the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council for its support to terrorism, raking up Kashmir and situation of minorities in the country.
DNA - Published

Pakistan's use of terrorism as instrument of state policy 'central problem': India at UNHRC

Permanent Representative of India to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Rajiv Chander said, "Terrorism is the most fundamental violation of human rights and we overlook it at our own peril. We all need to..
IndiaTimes - Published

EU, Canada and Australia issue first rebuke of Saudi Arabia at UNHRC; statement calls for activists' release, condemns Khashoggi killing

It was the first rebuke of Saudi Arabia at the UN Human Rights Council since it was set up in 2006 and came amid growing international concern about Saudi violations of basic freedoms such as freedom..
Firstpost - Published

Saudi Arabia faces first-ever censure at U.N. rights forum: diplomats

European countries will urge Saudi Arabia this week to release detained activists and cooperate with a U.N.-led probe into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in the first rebuke of the kingdom..
Reuters - Published

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