South African runner Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her court challenge against IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels, but judges voiced concern with the.. Mid-Day - Published
Kevin Chenais, the 28-year-old Frenchman who came to India for weight loss treatment, flew back home to Geneva, much lighter and happier at 136 kg on Wednesday. He had made international headlines in.. Mid-Day - Published
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the UN Human Rights Council criticized Israeli settlement expansion into the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, just one day after US President Donald Trump's..
Three dozen countries, including all 28 EU members, called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release 10 activists and cooperate with a U.N.-led investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi..
Delegates at the United Nation’s Human Rights Council staged a walkout as Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza took the floor to make a speech on February 27. Jamil Chade recorded this video and..
The U.N. investigator leading the inquiry into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi said on Tuesday (January 29) that Saudi Arabia had not yet approved a request for her to enter the kingdom's consulate in..
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..
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has submitted her resignation to President Trump, Axios reported Tuesday. Trump tweeted that he would make a "big announcement" with Haley, the former South Carolina governor..
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
Pakistan's support to terrorist organisations and its illegal occupation of a part of Jammu and Kashmir were the two main points of Indian attack at the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council in.. Zee News - Published
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
At least 36 countries including all 28 EU members have signed a statement criticising Saudi Arabia's human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday, diplomats said. Reuters India - Published
Bachelet said in her annual report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that minorities, in particular Muslims and people from historically disadvantaged and marginalised groups, such as Dalits and.. Firstpost - Published
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 India - Published
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday launched a new global strategy to combat hate speech, a growing scourge he said has "poisoned" debate on crucial challenges like migration. Guterres.. IndiaTimes - Published
China is lobbying hard to thwart scrutiny of its mass detention camps for Muslim Uighurs in the Xinjiang region at the U.N. Human Rights Council's main annual session opening on Monday, diplomats and.. Reuters India - Published
[Switzerland], Jan 4 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has denied evaluating the ongoing trial of slain Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi and called it to be insufficient. Sify - Published
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. 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.. 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.. 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.. 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.. 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.. 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.. 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.. 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.. DNA - Published
The 193-member UN General Assembly will elect new members on Friday to the UN Human Rights Council. The members are elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries need a minimum of 97.. IndiaTimes - Published
The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Friday to prolong an inquiry into human rights in Yemen against objections from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, leaders of a coalition widely.. Reuters India - Published
The United Nations Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up a body to prepare evidence of human rights abuses in Myanmar, including possible genocide, for any future prosecution. Reuters India - Published