The Commission is investigating these violations and will report its findings to the Human Rights Council in March 2019.
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The residents of some countries have been seeing the consequences of having a national leader who relies on television outlets that play back to him exactly what he wants to hear rather than on.. Credit: Eurasia Review - Published
Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl said on Tuesday Russia and Ukraine should de-escalate the situation in the Sea of Azov and solve the conflict without the use of force, . Reuters reports Kneissl..
Reuters reports Saudi Arabia told the United Nations top human rights body on Monday that it was investigating the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate last month with a view..
BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union should halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl told a German newspaper, saying..
The founder of Russia's oldest human rights group, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, died in hospital in Moscow on Saturday at the age of 91, the presidential human rights council said in a statement. Credit: Reuters India - Published
Saudi Arabia told the United Nations on Monday it would prosecute those responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate, and defended its human rights.. Credit: DNA - Published
India has expressed regret that the work of the Human Rights Council is getting more contentious and difficult and voiced concern over instances of politicisation of human rights as a foreign policy.. Credit: IndiaTimes - Published
A lack of consensus in the Human Rights Council's actions in situation-specific issues is a worrisome development that compromises its effectiveness and credibility, First Secretary in the Permanent.. Credit: IndiaTimes - Published
A day after Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, political parties in Tamil Nadu on Saturday expressed concerns over the development. Rajapaksa has been accused of.. Credit: DNA - Published
MANILA (Reuters) - Granting the Philippines a fresh three-year term on the U.N. Human Rights Council has vindicated President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs and shown his detractors to be.. Credit: Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
The 193-member UN General Assembly held elections in United Nations for new members to the UNHRC. The 18 new members were elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries needed a.. Credit: Firstpost - Published
Hours after India was elected to the top human rights body of the United Nations (UN) on Friday, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin expressed his happiness and.. Credit: Zee News - Published
Few hours after India was elected to the United Nations' top human rights body on Friday, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, said that New Delhi would continue.. Credit: DNA - Published