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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......

India gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council

In a significant victory, India has been re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. India is currently......

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights......

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......

RTE funding should be decided by council:Par panel

The funding pattern between the Centre and the state for implementing Right To Education Act should be referred to the National Development Council headed by the prime minister, a parliamentary......

'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......

Economic growth may not exceed 6.8% without reforms: Bibek Debroy

'We should improve the business climate in Mumbai and Delhi, and India’s ranking would immediately shoot up.' 'I will be very surprised if growth is significantly below 6.5 per cent.' The......

Infosys to have 25% women in leadership roles by 2020: Sikka

Gender diversity is deeply important to the success of companies, he said In an email to employees on the International Women’s Day on Sunday, Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka......

NRI human rights lawyer to review Big Brother

Channel 4 has appointed non resident Indian human rights lawyer Rabinder Singh QC to join its review of the reality show Big Brother, which came under flak after Jade Goody and other housemates......

Hijab row fallout: Asian Olympic officials highlight 'rights of athletes'

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has criticised the world governing bodies for basketball and men's tennis, saying they were preventing athletes from representing their countries at international......

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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India votes in favour of Palestinian resolution

The 47-member UN Human Rights Council on Saturday adopted a resolution on the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination with 45 countries,... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/india-votes-favour-palestinian-resolution-946
AFSPA issue raised at UN Council meeting

Irom Singhajit, brother of anti AFSPA campaigner Irom Sharmila, drew the attention of the UN Council to the precarious human rights situation of... ...

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France Calls for ISIS to be Referred to International Criminal Court

Condemned for ages to be the bridesmaids of world cricket for their underachievement, the rejuvenated... Au Revoir, Akbar The MEA spokesperson will... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/France-Calls-for-ISIS-to-be-Referred-to-International-Criminal-Court/888320
France calls for Islamic State to be referred to ICC

citizens. Zeid Raad al-Hussein, the first human rights chief from the Muslim and Arab worlds, yesterday spoke as French Foreign Minister Laurent... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/france-calls-for-islamic-state-to-be-referred-to-icc-115032800082_1.html
UN Human Rights Council Eyes Special Session On Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council has received a request to host a special session next week on abuses by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria and... ...

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