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'Use UN's 70th birthday to promote human rights everywhere'

'Human rights issues continue to be exploited selectively, more often for narrow short-term political ends,' Modi tells Ban. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be one of the world leaders......

UNHRC unanimously adopts resolution against Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution appealing to international community to provide more active support to African countries fighting Nigerian......

UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

UN agrees to defer Sri Lanka's war crime report

The UN Human Rights Council on Monday agreed to defer by six months the presentation of a report on Sri Lanka's alleged human rights violations during its civil war, following requests by the......

Sri Lanka sabotaging war crimes probe: UNHRC

The United Nations Human Rights Council has accused Sri Lanka of sabotaging a UN-mandated probe into the country's nearly three decades-long brutal civil war, drawing a sharp reaction from Colombo......

Face-off with Sri Lanka could further dent auto exports

India’s diplomatic stand on Sri Lanka’s human rights violations seems to have cost Indian vehicle manufacturers dearly. Last year, after India voted against Sri Lanka in the UN Human......

'India is relatively protected from food crisis'

One hundred million people around the world are being deprived of the right to food. "It is a human rights crisis," says Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations's Special Rapporteur on the right to......

Britain calls for ban on Zimbabwe

Britain has called onthe International Cricket Councilto ban Zimbabwe from playing international matches because of its human rights record, a government spokesman said on Monday.Britain has......
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