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India wins seat to UN Human Rights Council with 188 votes in Asia-Pacific category

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..
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After massive victory at UN, top envoy says it reflects 'India's strong global position'

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..
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India wins seat to UN Human Rights Council


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India set to be elected to UN Human Rights Council for the fifth time; Bangladesh, Philippines likely to get membership as well

India is set to be elected unopposed to the Human Rights Council on Friday as a candidate from the Asia-Pacific region.
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India appears all set to win election to UN Human Rights Council unopposed

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..
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Reform of multilateral system, climate action, peace, security key priorities for India during UNGA, says Syed Akbaruddin

Emphasizing that multilateralism is under stress and being challenged, Akbaruddin said significant actors on the global platform are "disassociating" on very important areas of global..
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Posters outside UNHRC office in Geneva highlight issue of enforced disappearances in Pakistan

European Organisation for Pakistani Minorities, an NGO, has highlighted the issue during the ongoing 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
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UN inquiry says Burundi still committing crimes against humanity

Burundi has tried and failed to stop the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, set up by the UN Human Rights Council in 2016, and refuses to cooperate with it.
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In battles over land rights, activists are branded as criminals: UN

Indigenous leaders and campaigners fighting to protect land from development are being stymied and silenced by rising militarization, national security acts and anti-terrorism laws, according to a..
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Rohingya rights violations continue in Myanmar: UN

The UN Human Rights Council said on Thursday that the continuing influx of Rohingya refugees in neighbouring Bangladesh showed their human rights were still being violated in Myanmar.
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US withdraws from UNHRC: Israel welcomes moves, rights' bodies say concerns didn't warrant exit

US' pullout from the UN Human Rights Council prompted reactions from countries like Israel, China, and several rights groups and activists.
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US quits UN Human Rights Council; condemns alleged bias against Israel

us quits un human rights council; condemns alleged bias against israel
United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council and condemned alleged hypocrisy of its members and bias against Israel.
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US pulls out of 'biased' UN Human Rights Council


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US pulls out dealing blow to UN Human Rights Council's credibility


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U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council - U.S. Ambassador Haley

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday after no other countries "had the courage to join our fight" to reform the "hypocritical..
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US withdraws from 'cesspool' UN human rights council

The announcement came barely a day after the UNHRC condemned the Trump administration for its policy of separating children from the families at the US-Mexico border.
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