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Morning digest: Legislative Council abolished in J&K, Venezuela wins seat on UN human rights council despite opposition, and more

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Venezuela wins seat on UN human rights council despite opposition

The Human Rights Council, created by the General Assembly in 2006, is responsible for strengthening promotion and protection of human rights
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Starbucks, banks among HK protest targets [Video]Starbucks, banks among HK protest targets

Hong Kong anti-government protesters are increasingly focusing their anger on mainland Chinese businesses and those with pro-Beijing links. Ryan Brooks reports.

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UN Human Rights Council To Investigate Philippine Drug War Killings [Video]UN Human Rights Council To Investigate Philippine Drug War Killings

​A new resolution requires the U.N. human rights chief to create a comprehensive report on the human rights situation in the Philippines.

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Pro-Democracy Activist Denise Ho Interrupted by Chinese Representatives During United Nations Speech [Video]Pro-Democracy Activist Denise Ho Interrupted by Chinese Representatives During United Nations Speech

Singer and democracy activist Denise Ho was interrupted by representatives from China on July 8 while calling for the United Nations Human Rights Council to acknowledge the anti-extradition bill..

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'Climate Apartheid' Looms, Warns UN Expert [Video]'Climate Apartheid' Looms, Warns UN Expert

'Climate Apartheid' Looms, Warns UN Expert UN expert Philip Alston warns a "climate apartheid" could be on the horizon. He imagines a scenario where the rich can pay to escape from hunger "while the..

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Israeli soldier's mother asks world to help repatriate remains from Gaza

Leah Goldin gave an emotional appeal to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, lamenting that Hamas had "cruelly tormented our family" for five years by denying her son a proper burial.
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Imran Khan claims 58 nations support Pakistan but UNHRC has just 47 members

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has claimed that 58 countries had joined the country in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) against India's treatment of the situation in Jammu and..
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'Pak attempt to politicise Kashmir at UN rejected'

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..
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Jammu and Kashmir: Diplomat rebuts Pakistan's 'fabricated narrative' on Kashmir in UNHRC

When Pakistani delegation led by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi presented their "fabricated narrative" over Kashmir issues in the UNHRC, it was a diplomat from Jammu and Kashmir--Vimarsh..
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184 incidents of law and order engagement reported from Jammu and Kashmir: DGP Dilbag Singh

*Jammu Kashmir:* On Wednesday, Dilbag Singh, the Jammu and Kashmir DGP stated that a total of 184 incidents of law and order engagements were reported from various regions of the state in the aftermath..
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'Pak cries victim when they actually are the perpetrators'

Revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status was a sovereign decision taken by the Indian Parliament and the country cannot accept any interference in its internal affairs, India on Tuesday..
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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..
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Live: Pak raises Kashmir at UNHRC session

India and Pakistan are set to battle it out over Kashmir during the ongoing 42nd UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session today. Stay here for all live updates
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Save us from Pakistan's atrocities: Baloch people to UNHRC

During the ongoing 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Monday, banners highlighted the violation of human rights in Balochistan appeared in front of the venue. The..
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India and Pakistan set to clash over Kashmir at UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday

Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan will be speaking as part of the 42nd session of the UNHRC, which is underway in Geneva.
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UN rights chief asks India, Pakistan to respect and protect human rights of Kashmiris

UN Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet asked India and Pakistan on Monday to ensure that the human rights of the Kashmiri people are respected and protected, amid tensions between the two countries..
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Pakistan shuts Internet services ahead of Muharram

Although Pakistan has been attacking India for communication lockdown in Kashmir, the country has not hesitated to shut down Internet services in various parts of the country, including Islamabad,..
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Pak FM leaves for Geneva to discuss Kashmir issue at UNHRC session

Islamabad: The Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi embarked on a three-day visit to Geneva on Monday morning where the Kashmir issue at the 42nd session of United Nations Human Rights..
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India, Pakistan to fight it out on Jammu and Kashmir at UN Human Rights Council

*New Delhi:* After failing to garner support on Jammu and Kashmir from countries individually, Pakistan is now preparing to rake up the issue at the forum of United Nations, mainly with the agenda of..
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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..
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Will approach UN Human Rights council to seek justice for forcefully converted Pak Sikh girl: Majinder Singh Sirsa - Published

Pak to now raise Kashmir at UN Human Rights Council - Published Also reported by •Sify

UN special rapporteur presents report on Jamal Khashoggi murder

*Washington D.C.:* United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, Agnes Callamard, who presented her special report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday, called for..
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