• 06 October, 2022
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Islam in China must be Chinese in orientation: President Xi Jinping

Beijing, Jul 16 (PTI) President Xi Jinping has asked officials to step up efforts to uphold the principle that Islam in China must be Chinese in orientation and religions in the…

Institutional Collapse in the West?

Amartya Sen claimed on 30th June that India is facing a “collapse of nation” crisis. Ironically, it is the very institutions that Sen depends upon for credibility that are facing…

By Rajeev Srinivasan

‘Unprecedented pressure’ on Russia’s friends forces them to support its suspension from UNHRC: Kremlin

Moscow/United Nations, Apr 8 (PTI) The vote by a number of friendly countries for Russia's suspension from the United Nations Human Rights Council is the result of "unprecedented pressure" on them, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov…

Russia’s suspension from UNHRC a meaningful step by int’l community: Biden

Washington, Apr 8 (PTI) US President Joe Biden Thursday lauded the UN General Assembly decision to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council, describing it as “a meaningful step…

Pakistan has failed in meeting global demand for dismantling terrorism mill that churns out terrorists: India at UNHRC

United Nations/Geneva, Mar 8 (PTI) India on Tuesday said that Pakistan has failed to meet the global demand for dismantling of its “terrorism mill” that churns out terrorists responsible for…

In Sri Lanka’s own interest that expectations of Tamils for equality and justice are fulfilled: India at UNHRC

United Nations/Geneva, Mar 5 (PTI) India has told the UN that it is in Sri Lanka’s own interest that expectations of Tamils for equality, justice, peace and dignity within a…

India abstains in UNHRC vote on establishing independent commission of inquiry on Russia-Ukraine crisis

Geneva/United Nations, Mar 4 (PTI): India on Friday abstained in a vote in the UN Human Rights Council that has decided to urgently establish an independent international commission of inquiry…

Bachelet visit must guarantee full access to China’s Xinjiang – spokesperson

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is in talks with China for a possible visit in the first half of 2022, but it must be "meaningful, with…

UN urged to open query into Iran’s 1988 killings and Raisi role

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Prominent former U.N. judges and investigators have called on U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet to investigate the 1988 "massacre" of political prisoners in…

U.N. investigator ‘hopeful’ Facebook will hand over more Myanmar information

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The head of a U.N. team of investigators on Myanmar said on Friday he is hopeful that Facebook will hand over more information…

Britain seeks urgent session of top UN rights body on Sudan

GENEVA (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday that it had requested that the U.N. Human Rights Council convene an emergency session on Sudan following last week's military coup. The request…

U.S. will oppose U.N. human rights council’s ‘disproportionate’ attention on Israel -State Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has concerns with the United Nations Human Rights Council and will oppose its "disproportionate" attention on Israel, State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters…