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Israel’s annexation plans 'illegal', says UN human rights chief
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U.N. urges Hong Kong to investigate excessive force against protestersThe United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Hong Kong on Tuesday to exercise restraint and investigate evidence of its forces firing tear gas at protesters in ways banned under..
Continuation of false narrative: MEA slams OHCHR report on Jammu and KashmirThe report was first issued last year.
India slams UN rights body’s report on J&K, calls it ‘false and motivated’India on Monday slammed the recent report issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) for its critical assessment of the situation in J&K and called it “false and..
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges countries to repatriate families of Islamic State fightersThe United Nations rights chief called on countries to repatriate family members, including some 29,000 children, of suspected foreign fighters in Syria.
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